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Nurses demand postings

Some 108 bonded Registered Diploma Community Nurses have called on the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, and the Registrar of the Nursing and Midwifery Council to provide them with jobs or “we would be forced to speak the language that the Ministry and government understand to demand what is rightfully ours”. …

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FDA bans sale of most bleaching products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has banned the sale of products that contain a chemical mostly found in body bleaching creams. The increase in the sale of such creams has become a public health concern with many health practitioners warning against usage. Speaking before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) …

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Gov’t cuts intake of Nurses to 60%

The Government has directed that all public nursing and midwifery schools reduce their intake to only 60 percent of the school’s capacity. A statement by the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health stated that the directive should be followed strictly by all public nursing and midwifery schools as the …

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Too much fraud at NHIS – Osafo Maafo

Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo has called on pharmacists in the country to help government minimise fraud associated with the handling of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Speaking at the conference of Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana on Wednesday, August 2 held in Kumasi, Mr Osafo Maafo appealed to the …

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