Trainee nurses, midwives appeal to govt over unpaid allowances

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Nurses and Midwives The Ghana Nurse and Midwife Trainees Association (GNMTA) has passionately appealed to the government to pay allowances and all outstanding arrears. The association, in a statement released on Monday, said its members are owed allowances and arrears spanning over eight to 13 months …

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U.S. halts use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over blood clot concerns

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States of America pauses the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported US cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot. The six …

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SoNA 2021: More health workers to be recruited – Akufo-Addo

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Nurses President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo says his government will recruit more health workers in his second term to help improve Ghana’s healthcare delivery services following the devastating impact of COVID-19 across the globe. Delivering his first State of the Nation address in Parliament on Tuesday, 9 …

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COVID-19: Ghana receives 50,000 vaccines from India

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Ghana has received 50,000 vaccines from India Ghana has received 50,000 doses of the AstranaZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from India. The vaccines were officially received at the Kotoka International Airport by Ghana’s Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister-designate Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, who was accompanied by Minister of Health …

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Noguchi dismisses allegations of fake Covid results

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Jessica Capobianco drops a COVID-19 test swab into a vial after testing a student at the Bromfield School in Harvard, MA. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has dismissed allegations of falsification of Covid-19 test results after investigations were conducted. The investigations were …

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Why Ghana was first country to receive COVID-19 vaccines

  Director, Public Health Division – Ghana Health Service, Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe has disclosed why Ghana became the first country to receive vaccines acquired through the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative. Speaking on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem Tuesday, Dr Asiedu-Bekoe said this is because Ghana’s Covid-19 plans were top-notch …

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