DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED

DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED. British Airways, African Regent Hotel and Royal Senchi Hotel are among some of the top companies to have flouted the laws of the Data Protection Commission (DPC). The companies are among over 100 data collectors published by the Data Protection Commission with the objective of naming and shaming them. The Executive Director of the Data Commission Teki Akuetteh Falconer at a press conference early this month said the commission would follow the publication with the arrest of the offending data collectors and ensure their subsequent arraignment. The Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) mandates all entities whether public, private, local or international




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NATURAL DIABETES TREATMENTS AND HOME REMEDIES…

NATURAL DIABETES TREATMENTS AND HOME REMEDIES… Here’s the latest and most potent natural treatments for reversing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. And one natural cure in particular, regulates blood sugar levels quickly and gives permanent relief from diabetes symptoms without any of the negative side effects associated with pharmaceutical medications…  Here’s the alarming facts about the diabetes epidemic we’re now facing right around the world. Just in the last 10 years alone this disease has skyrocketed more than any other health condition, and unfortunately, the statistics are literally getting worse by the hour – not the day! Currently in the United States, 29 million adults and children (10%




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HFFG PARTNERS OTHER AGENCIES TO WAGE WAR AGAINST MALARIA

HFFG  PARTNERS OTHER AGENCIES TO WAGE WAR AGAINST MALARIA. In Ghana, the country recorded 4,940, 270 suspected cases of malaria in the first half of year 2016. Thus on the average, approximately 26,922 suspected cases of malaria were recorded daily in the country’s health facilities during the period. According to the 2015 World Malaria Report, there were 214 million cases of malaria recorded globally in that year. The report states that malaria cases, (uncertainty range 149–303 million) and malaria deaths (range 236,000–635 000), represents a decrease of 37% cases and 60% deaths respectively, since 2000. More so report indicated that the burden was heaviest in the WHO African Region, where




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5 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER DO AFTER EATING

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER DO AFTER EATING. Did you know that going to bed immediately after dinner or lunch is a very harmful habit?  Believe it or not, besides this habit, there are other things that you need to avoid doing after having lunch or dinner. Let’s take a look: Smoke– if you’re a smoker, it’s crucial to wait a few hours after a meal to light a cigarette since the nicotine can bind to the surplus oxygen which is needed for proper digestion, and, as a result, the body will absorb more carcinogens. Some studies have shown that smoking right after a meal is equal to smoking 10




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A/R: NDC COLLAPSED NHIS, REVIVE IT…BANTAMAHENE TELLS PRESIDENT AKUFO ADDO

A/R: NDC COLLAPSED NHIS, REVIVE IT…BANTAMAHENE TELLS PRESIDENT AKUFO ADDO. The Chief of Bantama Nana Baffour Amankwatia VI has called on President Nana Addo and his government to revive the National Health Insurance Scheme which has been collapsed by the previous government. According to Nana Baffour Amankwatia VI, Ghanaians are fully aware that the National Health Insurance Scheme has been collapsed by the John Mahama led-NDC government, “but I am appealing to you (Nana Addo) to revive the NHIS because your party started it and knows how to make it work.” He further appealed to Nana Addo’s administration to create more social intervention to help reduce poverty in this country.




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PPAG PAYS COURTESY CALL ON FIRST LADY

PPAG PAYS COURTESY CALL ON FIRST LADY. Renowned NGO in the sexual and reproductive health sector, Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) has paid a courtesy call on the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. PPAG is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and a leading provider of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Education and Services. During deliberations with the First Lady, PPAG revealed a joint initiative with the Japanese government through the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning (JOICEP) to execute a project on sexual and reproductive health. The delegation that paid the courtesy call on the First Lady was led by Kweku Brenu Chairman of




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THE 10 SUPERFOODS FOR A LONGER LIFESPAN

THE 10 SUPERFOODS FOR A LONGER LIFESPAN. By now, everyone should already know that eating, drinking and living healthy can prolong a life. A ton of research have already concluded that what, when and how people eat can influence the number of years they get to live in this planets. Curious on how you can alter your eating habits for a longer life? Read on for some important tips below: 1.Salads, grapes and broccoli For starters, a diet made up of greens, with low caloric count and high nutrient content is your best bet for having a long, healthy life. Need something more concrete or specific? Eat a lot more




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REPORT: KATH CEO ENFORCED CASH AND CARRY POLICY AT EMERGENCY WARD

REPORT: KATH CEO ENFORCED CASH AND CARRY POLICY AT EMERGENCY WARD. Contrary to the feisty denial by the CEO of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital that emergency drugs were not dispensed on cash and carry basis, Myjoyonline.com has intercepted a document that suggests otherwise. A May 23, 2016 Memo from the head, accident and emergency pharmacy and copied to all Directors, head of department Emergency Medicine, Head of department Trauma and Orthopaedics, suggested that the CEO vetoed a decision to make exceptions to patients who are entitled to a 24 hour supply of cash drugs In the memo titled “Review of supply of non-insured cash drugs” suggested that emergency drugs




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MTN GHANA FOUNDATION: MOVES TO SAVE LIVES WITH 2,017 PINTS OF BLOOD

MTN GHANA FOUNDATION: MOVES TO SAVE LIVES WITH 2,017 PINTS OF BLOOD. The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)arm of MTN , the MTN Ghana Foundation has taken another giant step by organizing the 6th Annual Blood donation exercise dubbed : ” Save Life Campaign” in the Ghana. Since the the inception of the exercise, the MTN Foundation has collected over 3,715 pints of blood to support the National Transfusion Services and other regional hospitals. Speaking at the 6th annual blood donation ceremony held in Accra, the Executive Director of MTN Ghana Foundation Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, hinted that six years ago , the Foundation responded to a distress call from the National




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HACKING COUGH EPIDEMIC CANNOT BE CURED WITH ANTIBIOTICS, DOCTORS WARN

HACKING COUGH EPIDEMIC CANNOT BE CURED WITH ANTIBIOTICS, DOCTORS WARN. High numbers of patients are visiting their GP for coughs that cannot be remedied with prescription drugs, adding strain to surgeries that are already under pressure. According to NHS England, there’s usually no need to visit your GP if you or your child have a mild cough Getty. A hacking cough affecting thousands of patients this winter cannot be cured with antibiotics, doctors have warned. The lingering illness, that can last several weeks, has been caught by so many people this year that health experts in Wales have issued a public message urging sufferers to stay away from their GP




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4 COUNTRIES WITH THE BEST HEALTHCARE IN THE WORLD

4 COUNTRIES WITH THE BEST HEALTHCARE IN THE WORLD. One of the main concerns of any person looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what’s available in the U.S. and Canada? The answer…a resounding yes. Sometimes it’s even better than what’s on offer at home, and at a more affordable price too. Measuring the quality of healthcare is difficult, and it’s hard to put a number on it. We can, however, put a number on the price of medical procedures. And these costs (as well as quality) helped us score each of the 24 countries in the healthcare




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