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Unemployed graduate nurses threaten to picket at Health Ministry

The Unemployed Registered Graduate Nurses Association has threatened to picket at the premises of the Ministry of Health next week to press home their demands for immediate posting. The association, which is made up of over 1,200 professionally trained nurses from various public and private universities across the country said the Ministry has been lackadaisical in responding positively to its ...

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Ghana Health Service takes steps to decentralize specialist training for doctors

The Ghana Health Service is taking steps to decentralize specialist training for medical officers, Director-General of the Service, Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, has  revealed. He says medical personnel will no longer leave their duty posts for studies elsewhere. According to him, the Ghana Health Service and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons have signed an MOU to work together in ...

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Group launches anti-drugs campaign

Due to the prevalence of drug use among young persons within the Ashaiman municipality, a youth group there has embarked on a mission to fight the menace to drastically bring down addictions by the end of 2016. The group, the Federation of Ashaiman Youth, said it had declared 2016 a year of “zero tolerance for substance abuse” and had lined ...

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