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NHIS crawling for a take-off – Agyemang Manu

Health Minister Dr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu has said the National Health Insurance Scheme is about taking off after it was left gasping for breath under the Mahama administration. According to him, prudent decisions and actions taken by the Akufo-Addo government since they took over in December have drastically changed the …

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Aguero rushed to hospital – Starr Fm

Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital after fainting at half-time in Argentina’s friendly defeat against Nigeria, the Argentine Football Federation announced, telegraph.co.uk reports. The Man City striker scored after 36 minutes in Krasnodar, Russia, to put Argentina 2-0 ahead, but did not come out for the second half and was …

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E/R: Panic at Asesewa gov’t hospital as power plant breaks down

The only emergency standby generator plant at Asesewa government hospital has broken down for the past two weeks. The situation has stimulated anxiety among health officials that, activities at the hospital will come to a halt should there be a power outage in the community. Also apart from losing some …

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Bike robbers terrorise Upper East Reg Hospital – Starr Fm

Thieves have turned their attention to the Upper East Regional Hospital, targeting motorcycles belonging to staff, patients and visitors on a daily basis. A multiple-source report, supported by some worried-looking staff at the hospital, indicates that five motorbikes were taken away at the hospital by thieves in the second …

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Ashongman Community Hosp. denies blood donor blood – Starr Fm

A 21-year-old girl died on Saturday after the Ashongman Community Hospital in Accra refused to give her blood, even though she is a blood donor. According to Adolf Lawson, father of the level 300 student of the Catholic University, doctors at the Ghana Atomic Energy Hospital, where his daughter …

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Anaba sues govt over Ridge hospital dismissal – Starr Fm

The dismissed Medical Director of the Ridge Regional Hospital Dr Thomas Anaba has sued government over the decision to terminate his appointment. In a writ filed at the Supreme Court, Dr. Anaba prayed the law lords to issue an “order declaring that the decision of the minister of health …

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Allied Health professionals to picket at MoH today – Starr Fm

Over four hundred Allied Health professionals will today, Monday May 22, begin picketing at the Health Ministry to demand clearance for their posting. The irate health workers  completed their studies in August 2016. They claim they were deceived by the Health Ministry  that clearance had been secured for  their …

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UCC Hospital records 3rd suspected cholera case – Starr Fm

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) Hospital has recorded a third suspected case of cholera within a week. According to a Principal Nursing Officer of the Hospital, Esther Cobbinah, preliminary tests run on the individual showed evidence of “vibro cholerae” the bacteria responsible for causing cholera. However, more conclusive …

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