Saturday, April 20, 2019

FDA alert: List of harmful cosmetic products on the market

The Food and Drugs Authority has cautioned the general public to stay away from purchasing a list of cosmetic products that contain mercury, hydroquinone...

Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams

The Rwandan government is sending officials across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products. The East African country is leading...

Abortion was leading cause of death in 2018

With almost 42 million deaths recorded, abortion was the leading cause of death in 2018, according to one worldwide data source. According to the website...

Volta NHIA Staff Outdoors *929# Mobile Renewal Service with a Float

Staff of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in the Volta region on Wednesday embarked on street float in the regional capital, to outdoor...

MoH bans codeine cough syrups, restricts access to tramadol

The Ministry of Health has by executive instrument banned the sale of codeine induced cough syrups and restricted access to tramadol induced drugs in...

Ketu Youth Sanitation Walk slated for December 7

Cleanliness, they say is next to godliness and that is why Mac D Empire, a renowned event organizing company that championed the Play Volta...

Study will pay people to eat avocados every single day for 6 months

If you’re the kind of person who’ll willingly pay extra for guac and thinks avocado toast is life, four universities are looking for you. Researchers...

Over 19,000 Ghanaians tested positive for HIV in 2017 – Aids Commission

The Aids Commission said a total of 19,101 persons tested positive for the virus – a situation it described as worrying. The Ghana Aids Commission...

Health Director orders killing of Keta stray dogs

The Keta Municipal Health Directorate in the Volta Region has directed residents to kill all stray dogs in the community so they do not infect...

Does Sex Count as Exercise?

Q: Does sex burn enough calories or raise the heart rate enough to count as exercise? A: Having sex certainly counts as physical activity and...