Category: Medical

NACADA Urges Youth To Avoid Drugs, Citing Mental Health Risks

National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) Nyanza Regional Manager Esther Okenye has urged the youth to avoid drugs and other substances, warning that addiction could disrupt their long-term goals and pose various heal…

National Cardiothoracic Centre launches 35th?anniversary

The National Cardiothoracic Centre (NCTC), Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has launched its 35th anniversary celebration with a call for the establishment of a National Heart Institute in the country.

Dr Kow Entsua-Mensah, Director, NCTC said the future o…

Fibroid Foundation, GHS collaborate to support women with fibroid

The Fibroid Foundation, Africa (FibFA) in collaboration with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has launched the first fibroid champions training programme to support and empower women affected by uterine fibroids.

The four-day training programme, which…

Egg freezing helps in fertility treatment – Dr Hiadzi

Women who are not ready to have babies but are ageing have been advised to freeze their eggs to keep them fertile for their future pregnancies.

Dr Edem Hiadzi, an Obstetrician Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist, gave the advice that freezing eggs…

Fish head, bones are rich in micronutrients – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has stated that some fish parts such as the head, bones, and trimmings, which represent 30 to 70 per cent of the whole fish, are rich in micronutrients.

The FAO disclosed this in its ‘…