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 slow international response and a failure of leadership were to blame for the "needless suffering and death" caused by the recent Ebola epidemic, a panel of experts has concluded. Led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine,...
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Professor Fred Binka, says the pneumococcal meningitis disease must be declared as an epidemic. The deadly pneumococcal meningitis that started in the Brong Ahafo region in December last...
  An optometrist of the God’s Glory Hospital Dr. Nicholas Sarpong has revealed that an estimated 700,000 Ghanaians are currently living with glaucoma, a disease of the eye which is the major cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. 250,000 out of the...
The Medical Director at the Brong Ahafo Region Hospital, Dr. Jacob K. Abrebrese, has described oral sex as indecent, uncivilized and an undisciplined act. Speaking in an interview with Rainbow Radio 87.5Fm, he said, oral sex is an unhealthy practice...
Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has described a publication in the May edition of Africawatch Magazine that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease as a complete falsehood. The story published in the May edition of the controversial...
Striking nurses at the Pantang Psychiatric Hospital in Accra are turning away new patients after the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority  Dr. Akwasi Osei failed to convince them to back down on their ongoing protest. The nurses...
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...
Some NPP workers at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ashanti region, are demanding the immediate removal of the Director of Administration, George Kofi Tetteh. According to the Concerned NPP workers of the hospital, Mr. Tetteh’s appointment by the...
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...

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