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HIV patients in New Juaben shun antiretroviral drugs

Health officials at the New Juaben Municipal Health directorate in the Eastern region have expressed worry over what they say is the refusal of persons tested Positive for HIV in the area to be put on drugs.Out of the total 9,599 person tested in 2017 in the Municipality, 1018 were positive, however, despite the intensive counselling, they fail to return …

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WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe

Europe has seen a massive surge in measles cases in 2017, which the World Health Organization says is a tragedy after a record low of 5,273 cases in 2016. Cases increased by 400%, with more than 20,000 people affected and 35 deaths. Fifteen European region countries, including the UK, had large outbreaks. Measles cases were highest in Romania, Italy and …

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Government committed to malaria eradication – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the public about government’s resolve to curb malaria.Dr Bawumia, who received a Cuban government delegation, led by Mrs Mercedes Lopez Acea, Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba, at the Flagstaff House, Accra on Monday, February 12, 2018 reiterated “government’s desire to eradicate malaria and other mosquito-transmitted diseases which lead to …

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