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College of Nurses &Midwives admits students

THE GHANA College of Nurses & Midwives has held it second Annual General Meeting (AGM) and seminar to deliberate on its vision and mission to improve higher professional education. The college also used the occasion to award diploma certificates to the first batch of the Paediatric Associate Members who had …

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NGO sets up nurseries at galamsey sites

PARTNERS OF Nature Africa (PONA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the area of afforestation, rejuvenation of galamsey sites and poverty reduction, has set up three new nurseries at Appiahkrom in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region to boost its rejuvenation projects. According to Forster Amofah, Director of Operations …

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Make ‘Citizens’ Budget’ accessible to visually impaired – YBF

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh  THE EXECUTIVE Director of Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF), Mr Seth Oteng, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and the Central Government to make accessible their Composite and National Budgets to visually-impaired citizens to enhance the inclusion of persons with disabilities in governance at both …

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Nungua Traditional Area to get Education Fund

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh THE GBORBU Wulomo of Nungua Traditional Area, Wor-Lumo Kono Borketey Lawerh Tsuru, has revealed that plans are far advanced to partner the Ada Traditional Council to set up the first Ga-Damgme Education Fund. Wor-Lumo Tsuru said the Fund would help the vulnerable in society and also help …

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First Lady launches nutrition supplements for girls’

BY LYDIA ASAMOAH AS PART of efforts to reduce the high prevalence of anaemia among girls, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the Girls’ Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (GIFTS) programme in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. The GIFTS programme, initiated by the Ghana Health Service (GHS), would run …

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Lunettes Optics, Inlux Eyewear celebrate ‘World Sight Day’

LUNETTES OPTICS and Inlux Eyewear commemorated ‘World Sight Day’ on Wednesday by offering free eye screening to the public at East Legon in Accra. Other free services included dispensing of free spectacles. Lunettes also offered free eye screening services outside its clinic for one of its corporate clients, Ecobank Ghana, …

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How to prevent tooth decay

The good news is that cavities (the holes that can form when decay breaks down enamel over a long period of time) are preventable. Follow these tips to avoid cavities, and the pricey, uncomfortable dental fixes they require. See your dentist Don’t be a stranger at the dental office if …

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Recurrent gas explosions: Ghana, where did we go wrong?

BY RAPHAEL KUMAH ABOLASOM AS IF the happenings of June 3 were centuries ago, here was yet another sad day for mother Ghana. Some parents never returned home from their usual routines, breadwinners never came back home to put food on the table for their families, loved ones never responded …

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Bamboi NPP executive stops DCE from opening market

BY ELIASU TANKO  THE DISTRICT Chief Executive for Bole Bamboi in the Northern Region, Veronica Alele Herming, was prevented from opening a market facility for residents of Bamboi by local executive of the ruling New Patriotic Party, over accusation that she came to perform an official task in the area …

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Don’t fight corruption now  .Aning to Akufo-Addo

BY KWADWO ANIM THE DIRECTOR, Faculty of Academic Affairs & Research, at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPC), Dr Kwesi Aning, has advised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo not to take up the fight against corruption now. According to the security expert, it will be wrong for the President to combine …

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