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Kumasi Academy To Be De-Congested For Fumigation

Authorities of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly have started a decongestions exercise at the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA), as part of measures to fumigate the school against the deadly Influenza H1N1 209. Ahead of the fumigation, entire dormitories of the school have been emptied to make way for an …

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Air pollution causes brain damage in babies – UNICEF

The UN children’s agency has warned 17 million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk. Babies in South Asia were worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas with pollution six times higher than safe levels. A further four …

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MTN Foundation provides quality health to over 1000 lives

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com MTN FOUNDATION Ghana, as part of efforts to give back to society, has constructed over 50 health facilities to help save lives by improving infrastructure in major hospitals and polyclinics across the country. A Senior Manager in charge of Sustainability and Social Impact at MTN …

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Where is the pre-paid credit?

BARELY A month ago, the DAILY HREITAGE reported that residents within the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly were embittered about the rate at which their new pre-paid meters were being messed up. They were sleeping in darkness because getting prepaid credit to purchase was a difficulty since the network system for it …

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Students of Hygiene hit street to demand for Alawa

BY PHILIP ANTOH philip.antoh@dailyheritage.com.gh  THE NATIONAL Association of Hygiene Students have embarked on peaceful demonstration to expressed their anger toward the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) over what they described as the government’s refusal to restore their training allowance. They have therefore accused the President Akufo-Addo-led government of sidelining them, …

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Importance of eating fish

  Fish is high in important nutrients It lowers risk of heart attacks and strokes Fish contains nutrients that are crucial during development Increase grey matter in the brain and protect it from age-related deterioration Help prevent and treat depression, making you a happier person Is the only good dietary …

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Rape, defilement victims must protect evidence

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL Ghana, a child care Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has revealed that between 2012 and 2014, figures available to it indicated that a total of 25,468 children in Ghana were sexually abused. According to the NGO, every 10 seconds a child abuse case is recorded in Ghana. The organisation also said …

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Rape, defilement victims must protect evidence

COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL Ghana, a child care Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has revealed that between 2012 and 2014, figures available to it indicated that a total of 25,468 children in Ghana were sexually abused. According to the NGO, every 10 seconds a child abuse case is recorded in Ghana. The organisation also said …

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Robbing the deaf and dumb sheer wickedness

YESTERDAY, THE DAILY HERITAGE reported the plight of some graduates of the Mampong School for the Deaf who are facing exploitation by some heartless Ghanaians. In the report carried on the front page of the paper captioned ‘Public Refuse to Pay Deaf and Dumb’, the headmistress of the school, Trudy …

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UHAS discovers new cure for glaucoma

BY NANA KWAME FORDJOUR UNIVERSITY OF Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, has made giant strides in the treatment of Glaucoma, an eye condition that causes irreversible blindness across the world, by introducing a painless and complication-free procedure called the Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). Since 2014, many Ghanaians got …

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Asantehene urges more funding for tropical medicine research

BY STEPHEN ASANTE OTUMFUO OSEI Tutu II, Asantehene and Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called for increased funding for research into tropical medicine. Otumfuo said the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) of the University, which is leading the effort, required stronger support, …

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Mugabe: the end of an era

WISE MEN always say that it is sensible to leave the stage when the applause is loudest. This is because, in most instances, heroes turn out to be monsters because they failed to leave the stage when the applause was loudest. The case of former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe of …

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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. See your dentist Don’t be a stranger at the dental office if you want to avoid cavities. …

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Sanitation campaign should not be just on paper

DURING THE launch of the National Sanitation Campaign in Accra last Monday, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stressed the need for Ghanaians to actively engage themselves in keeping the country clean. According to the President, the campaign will run throughout his entire tenure and assured Ghanaians of his commitment to …

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Will the new sanitation campaign stand the test of time?

CONTINUITY IN the politics of Ghana continues to be a major setback to the development of the country as governments come and go. Due to different ideologies, the two main political parties-the New Patriotic Party and National Democratic Congress hardly agree on anything in the interest of the country. It …

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