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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 deaths rise to 647; active cases 4,866

by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah So far, 647 people have died of the disease since mid-March 2020 Ghana has recorded some more COVID-19 fatalities to take the death toll to 647. Also, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed 373 new cases. The active case count is now 4,866. Since mi-March 2020, Ghana …

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Two health workers die of Covid-19 in Upper East

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Coronavirus death Out of the total of 35 persons who have lost their lives through coronavirus related infections in the Upper East Region, two were health workers. Dr Emmanuel Kofi Dzotsi, the Regional Director of Ghana Health Services, has revealed. He said since the region recorded …

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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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COVID-19: Asantehene, others take first jab today

      Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, is expected to receive the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday (2 March 2021) in the Ashanti Region as the country begins vaccination for the next two weeks. It follows the successful vaccination of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and vice-president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and their …

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COVID-19: Mass vaccination begins today

  By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare Barimah Vaccination begins today Ghana’s mass vaccination exercise against the coronavirus pandemic begins today, Tuesday, 2 March 2021. Some 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived in the country last week for the vaccination exercise. The exercise will take place in 43 districts with high infection rates. …

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GMA allays fears over side effects of Covid-19 vaccine [Video]

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has allayed fears of Ghanaians over the side effects of the covid-19 vaccine. There have been a lot of conspiracy theories following the arrival of 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines in Ghana on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. There have been claims …

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Vaccine not a total cure – GMA warns [Video]

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Titus Beyuo, has said the coronavirus vaccine is not a total cure for the disease. Speaking at ‘the vaccine conversation’ programme hosted by Adom TV on Thursday, Dr Beyuo said even though the country has taken …

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Accept COVID-19 vaccines – GAMLS to its members, public

  by:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Ghana today The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has admonished its members and the public to welcome and accept the COVID-19 vaccine. Ghana received 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India (Covishield) today, …

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COVID-19: 5 more die; active – 6,658, total – 80,253

  By:brightwebtv.com nana Asare Barimah Health News So far, 577 people have succumbed to the virus in Ghana Some five more patients have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ghana.  The national death toll is now 577. Also, 598 new cases have been confirmed, according to the Ghana Health Service. The number …

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