U.S. Set to Allocate $100 Million towards Ghana’s WASH Industry

U.S. Set to Allocate $100 Million towards Ghana's WASH Industry

The United States, via the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has unveiled plans to inject $100 million into Ghana’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) sector over the next five years. This substantial investment comes as an addition to the $89 million already allocated by USAID since 2009.

KNUST Collaborates With Johnson And Johnson To Fight Depression


A Ghanaian prestigious university; the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner with Janssen; a regional subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals, in the institution’s quest to enhance mental health support. The partnership would see to Janssen supporting KNUST to tackle the negative effects of … Read more

Ghana to Introduce Hepatitis B Vaccine for Newborns at Birth in 2024

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye

In a significant step towards enhancing public health, Ghana has announced the implementation of a Hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine for newborns, starting in the year 2024. Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), disclosed this news, which was reported by the Ghanaian Times on July 27, 2023.

Rising Trend of Strokes Among Young People in Ghana

In recent times, Ghana has witnessed a concerning increase in the number of stroke cases among young individuals aged 40 and below. Dr. Efua Commeh, the Programme Manager of Non-Communicable Diseases at the Ghana Health Service, has shed light on this worrisome trend. According to Dr. Commeh, the surge in stroke cases can be attributed to the rising incidence of untreated or poorly managed hypertension among the younger population.

Who is a Medical Herbalist (Dr. MH), and what does he or she do?

Who is a Medical Herbalist - HerbalGH

A Medical Herbalist (M.H) is a well-trained and licensed healthcare professional who has the ability to arrive at a patient medical diagnosis based on the history of the patient, physical examination, and presenting condition, analyzing them through syndrome differentiation, clinical investigations, and making a treatment plan based on validated herbal medicines.