President of Breast Care International, Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai is urging the entire nation to join hands in the fight against breast cancer, one of the most killer diseases among women in the world. “The way the disease is fast...
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...
Volta Regional Hospital is unable to provide GHC 28,000.00 to get a dialysis machine donated to the hospital to become operational. The amount was needed for a water treatment plant required to get the machines functioning, Mama Attratoh Co-ordinator of...
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...
The name okra is most often used in the UK, United States and the Philippines, with a variant pronunciation in Caribbean English and Nigeria of okro. The plant and its seed pods are also known as “lady’s fingers”. A cup of raw okra has 30 calories, 3...
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 approved a vaccine, namely the Johnson Ebola vaccine for clinical trials as part of international effort to find a cure to deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). A second vaccine, the GSK vaccine, is...
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...
Government will seek to boost the accessibility of primary healthcare delivery in the country in 2016 as it has assured to secure more Community Based Health Planning and Services(CHPS) compounds in the Rural areas. Finance Minister Seth Terkper says government...
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...

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