An amount of GH¢1 million has been approved by government to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital to help mitigate the crisis at that facility.The Ministry of Finance is currently working on the necessary processes for the release of the funds.This...
The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 157 cholera cases have been reported in the Central regional capital, Cape Coast.Addressing the media in Accra on Wednesday, the Director of Public Health, Dr. Badu Sarkodie stated that despite the huge...
The Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, Dr. Akwasi Osei has disclosed that a whooping GHS700, 000 will be needed to effectively run the Accra Psychiatric Hospital monthly.Managers of the hospital on Tuesday began discharging patients from...
In a build up to Ghana’s 2016 elections, Starrfmonline.com is serializing aspects of the manifestos of the leading political parties – the ruling National Democratic Congress and the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP).We kick off our maiden edition with...
Three persons have reportedly died as a result of a cholera outbreak in the Central regional capital Cape Coast.Checks by Starr News’ Central regional correspondent Kwaku Baah-Acheamfour revealed that the cases were recorded at the Ewim Polyclinic and Cape...
A Scottish nurse who nearly died after she contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone two years ago is facing disciplinary action, charged with misconduct. Pauline Cafferkey is accused of concealing a high temperature from medical staff on her return to the...
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has announced that palm oil sold in markets across the country is safe for consumption. According to the authority, a market survey it conducted in 10 markets in the Greater Accra Region last November...
A 10-year-old Indonesian boy, Arya Permana, has been put on an emergency diet after doctors warned his extreme obesity is threatening his life. Arya, from the village of Cipurwasari in the Arawang Regency, weighs 192kg – approximately 30 stone. His ballooning...
The five-year-old girl who was defiled by her cousin has undergone a successful surgery at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. Doctors say a tumor was found in the private parts of the little girl which hindered her...
Aggrieved Community Health nurses are resuming duty today following the resolution of the problems that triggered their industrial action. The Ghana Health service after series of meetings has conceded that the health workers are entitled to study leave after...