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KNUST develops “designer eggs” for rural children

The Department of Animal Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), is developing “designer eggs” specifically targeting the rural child, to assist boost their intelligence quotient and nutrition. The “omega-3 fatty acids fortified eggs” project, is the brain child of Dr. Jacob Alhassan Hamidu, an Animal Scientist. The …

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NHIS and KOFIH collaboration yields results

Mr Elliot Akototse, the Volta Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), said the collaboration between the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and the Korean Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH) was yielding positive results. “We have started seeing significant rise in the number of new entrants and those …

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World Vision presents medical equipment to three districts

World Vision Ghana (WVG), a non- governmental organisation, has presented medical equipment, worth about GH¢2,740,000, to three districts in the country.  The items included surgical kits, safety lancet, oxygen and aerosol therapy apparatus; sterile surgical catgut, as well as anaesthesia instruments and appliances.The rest were pharmaceutical products such as anti-malaria …

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Health workers’ attitude keeps pregnant women away from health facilities — Research

Research conducted by Send-Ghana, a civil society organisation, has established that the disrespectful attitude of some nurses and midwives is deterring pregnant women from accessing healthcare facilities. It, therefore, recommended that the Ghana Health Service (GHS) should take pragmatic measures to orient health workers on the importance of being polite …

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