Health

Gunshots at Dodowa hospital leave patients traumatized

December 1, 2018

– A clash between landowners and land guards at Dodowa has left several people injured – Patients at the Dodowa Hospital were left traumatized as a result – This was after the land guards stormed the hospital after those injured in an earlier clash were rushed there A gunfight between land guards and landowners at […]

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NHIA to use mobile technology to improve services

November 29, 2018

As part of efforts to significantly improve upon quality health care services delivery, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has adopted innovative mobile services technology to reach out to every Ghanaian. The initiative, which would be officially out-doored by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on December 19, includes the use of text messaging short code […]

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Woman, 36, dies after undergoing plastic surgery on her nose

November 26, 2018

A woman left brain damaged by plastic surgery has died after being in a medically induced coma for almost a month. Laura Avila, 36, from Texas, USA, travelled to Juarez in Mexico for the surgery on her nose on October 30, according to New Orleans-based news outlet WDSU 6. However, she was placed in a […]

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Staying Fit With the Latest Technology

November 25, 2018

When Fitness Tracking Becomes Overwhelming SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — In this Courageous Conversation, KOLR10 set out to answer the question: what does self improvement look like in 2018? Physical health often starts with exercise and we found technology has changed how we move, track and measure success. At a local gym, the entire workout centers around […]

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Ghana bans Codeine cough syrups

November 22, 2018

The Ministry of Health has banned the manufacture, distribution and sale of cough syrups containing Codeine. Additionally, a restriction has been placed on the access to Tramadol in the country. A public notice issued by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Thursday, November 22, said: “Their registration and market authorizations are hereby revoked and […]

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