Source: GNA - Other Stakeholders, a social enterprise development organisation, has donated insecticide treated mosquito nets, bale of children’s clothing, and electric solar lanterns, to the head porters (Kayayei) communities at the Madina Market of Accra.
Source: GNA - Give to Eat, a non-governmental organization based in Agona Nkum has held a three-day free health screening event for residents and the surrounding villages.
Source: starrfmonline.com - A newborn has reportedly died at the Children’s Hospital in Accra due to a lack of oxygen.
The facility has run out of oxygen for its incubators to support the survival of babies.
The development has exposed many newborns to risk of dying.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Regional Advisory Information and Network Systems (RAINS), in partnership with the Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC), both child-centred non-governmental organisations (NGOs), has provided 85 schoolchildren at Kpachelo, a farming community in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality in the Northern Region, with educational materials.
Source: GNA - Changing Lives Together (CTL), a United States -based Christian non-governmental organisation, has presented medical equipment to Sampa Government Hospital in the Jaman North District of the Brong-Ahafo Region.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Fifty per cent of deaths among children in Ghana can be attributed to malnutrition, the Director of Nutrition of the Ghana Health Service, Mrs Esi Amoafo, has said.
Apart from death, she said malnutrition also resulted in stunted growth of one out of five children under the age of five.
Source: The Finder Ghana - The Wa Methodist School for the Blind, the only institution of its kind serving the three northern regions and other communities across the country, is in a deplorable state.
In an interview, management explained that the school is in crisis, and appealed to government, corporations, NGOs, philanthropists and individuals
Source: kasapahfmonline.com - The Tamale Police Command has decried the continuous assaulting of deaf and dumb persons in the metropolis.
According to the police, it has recorded several cases of deaf and dumb people being attacked unjustifiably; a situation the security agency is trying tirelessly to control.
Source: GNA - About 300 women in the Tamale Metropolis were screened for breast cancer in an exercise organized by My Life Fair Organization, an NGO, as part of activities to mark this year’s World Breast Cancer Day.
Source GNA - Mr. Ebenezer Tawiah, Officer for the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan School Health Education Programme (SHEP) has expressed worry over the delay in the supply of hygiene and sanitation materials to schools in efforts to promote basic health principles among school pupils.