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UNICEF demands accountability from Health Ministry

The United Nations of Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is demanding healthcare and financial accountably into the operational activities of the Ministry of Health announcing a cut in aid to the sector. Ghana’s healthcare donor partner is requesting detailed accounts of financial resources the government receives to facilities healthcare delivery in the …

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500,000 die from polluted water yearly – WHO

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) has hinted that contaminated drinking-water is estimated to cause more than 500,000 diarrhea deaths each year and is a major factor in several neglected tropical diseases, including intestinal worms, schistosomiasis and trachoma. According to WHO, almost two billion people use a source of drinking-water contaminated with …

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UE/R: 6 dead in 58 CSM cases

Reports reaching Starr News say at least 6 people have died in 58 suspected cases of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) recorded since January, 2017, in the Upper East Region. Confirming the reports to Starr News, the Ghana Red Cross disclosed that public education on the dreaded disease had begun everywhere and …

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