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Marijuana causes infertility in men – Chief Psychiatrist warns

Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital and Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Akwasi Osei has warned of the usage of marijuana – saying it causes infertility in men. It does not only cause mental disorders and other health related problems but goes a long way to destroy the semen of men, hence causing infertility. According to the renowned Psychiatrist, there ...

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Upper West NHIS achieve 2016 key performance targets

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Upper West Region, has despite the odds achieved most of its key performance targets for 2016. With hard work, determination and commitment, the Scheme grew its active membership in the region by six per cent, from 459,270 members in 2015 to 486,030 members in 2016 Mr Abass Suleymana, Regional Director of the ...

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Ethiopian wins top WHO job

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be the first African to head up the UN agency, after winning the most votes from 186 member states. He replaces Margaret Chan, who will step down from her 10-year post at the end of June. During her tenure, the WHO’s ...

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