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...
Mosquitoes have held hostage residents of the Effiduase Government Junior Staff Quarters in the New Juaben Municipality in the Eastern Region, as the insects have invaded their homes such that children living in the bungalows cannot come out to...
Miss Ghana 2015, Antoinette Delali Kemavor, and her runner ups, Rebecca Asamoah and Afua Asieduwaa Akrofi under the supervision of Miss Ghana Foundation last Saturday held a blood donation exercise at the Rawlings Park in Accra. The ceremony was...
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) on Thursday presented the Burns Centre of the Korle-Bu Teaching with $1 million (GHS3.8 million) to facilitate the development of the Centre’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The ICU, when completed, will be the first...
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...
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...
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 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 Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has beaten a retreat on his earlier claim that the fall armyworm invasion has been totally defeated. “The fall armyworm is a biological phenomenon. They have been here in Ghana...
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...

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