Source: GNA 03.11.2015 - Pregnant women in the Volta Region who suffered from eclampsia were supplementing the cost of magnesium sulphate injection 50%, Divine Azameti, Head Pharmaceutical Services, Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) had indicated.
Source: starrfmonline.com - The New Edubiase Government Hospital was on Monday razed down by fire.
The fire, according to an eyewitness account, started around 2am Monday dawn.
Source: GNA - The Half Assini Government Hospital has offered free health screening exercise to a large number of people in the Jomoro District as part of efforts to offer quality health delivery to the people.
Source: GNA - Witchcraft, widowhood rites and female genital mutilation (FGM) have been identified as top three most harmful traditional practices prevalent in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions.
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 - 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 - 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.
Earlier in the year, food suppliers threatened to cause the arrest of the head teachers of the Twin-City Special School and the Sekondi School for the Deaf, all in the Western Region, for non-payment of food supplies worth GHCedis70,000.
Source: thefinderonline.com -Special schools in the country continue to struggle for resources to operate.
The schools face numerous problems, including deplorable nature of their water system and shortage of teaching and learning materials.
Their living conditions are horrible and pitiable; the dormitories and the classrooms are overcrowded.