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MoH Inaugurates Board to promote herbal medicine

The Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu has inaugurated a five-member Governing Board of Traditional Medicine Practice Council (TMPC) to promote herbal medicine in the country. Speaking at the inauguration, Health Minister urged the board to promote national and international

Gov’t threatened with court action over NHIS debts owed…

Government has been given two weeks to pay all outstanding debts owed private healthcare providers or be dragged to court. The private healthcare providers have hinted if plans to sue the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to have the court compel the authority to pay all monies owed

Minority calls on gov’t to ”quickly absorb”…

The Minority in Parliament has admonished government to ‘’quickly absorb’’ some 221 Ghanaian medical doctors trained in Cuba. The Minority through a statement in welcoming the medical doctors said: ‘‘in the spirit of continuous governance we call on the current government not to frustrate them

The Republic of Madagascar signs the Treaty for the…

The Republic of Madagascar has signed the Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicine Agency (AMA) on 1 August 2019 during the 3rd Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Health, Population and Drug Control (STC-HPDC-3), in Cairo, Egypt. The country becomes the

Fast track integration of herbal medicine into Health…

The 2019 China-Africa Chamber of Commerce ‘Business Leader in the Herbal Medicine Sector’, Sheik Dr. Amin Bonsu, has called on government of Ghana fast track the process of integrating the Herbal and Alternative Medicine Sector into the National Health Insurance Scheme. The move he explained

Ebola crisis: Second death confirmed in DR Congo border city of…

A second person has died of Ebola on the Democratic Republic of Congo's border with Rwanda, raising fears the deadly illness could spread. The artisanal miner died on Wednesday morning in the city of Goma, home to two million people, authorities said. More than 1,600 people have died of

GMA demands payment of debts NHIA owes health facilities

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government and the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to urgently pay all money owed both public and private health facilities for services rendered from September 2018 to May 2019. It said failure to honour the obligation would

Bawumia starts state visit to Cuba with visit to Revolution…

Ghana's Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia is kicking off an official visit to Cuba on Thursday, with a tribute to Cuban national hero Jose Marti, at the Revolution Square in Havana. Bawumia will also hold official talks with Cuban Vice President Ines Maria Chapman, and attend a medical

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