Maximise Digital Health technology to improve quality and Patient safety in Africa

The World Health Organization(WHO) has urged countries to maximise the use of digital health technology to improve patient safety and equitable access to quality health care. Dr Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization made the call while addressing delegates attending the second International Conference of Ministers of Health and Ministers...

Frequently asked questions about Tramadol

What is Tramadol? Tramadol is a man-made (synthetic) narcotic analgesic (pain reliever). What is Tramadol used for? Tramadol acts as a pain reliever and is prescribed to patients suffering from moderate to severe pain. How does Tramadol work as a pain reliever? Once Tramadol enters the body, it attaches to the brain’s pain receptors and ultimately blocks the sensation of pain....

Ghana first sub-Saharan African country to eliminate Trachoma – WHO

Ghana has been adjudged the first country in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) African Region to achieve the milestone of elimination of trachoma. WHO has therefore commended Ghana for having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, two decades after the World Health Assembly resolved to tackle the leading infectious cause of blindness. The announcement comes...

Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah; Skilled in exceptional healthcare

Her leadership philosophy is striving for self-improvement and helping others do same, which she sees as a responsibility to inspire others to do their best.

Improve collaboration on Patient Safety – Dr E.C Tamaklo

Patient safety is a global health concern. It describes the absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of health care and reduction of risk of unnecessary harm associated with health care. According to the WHO, there is a 1 in a million chance of a person being harmed while travelling by plane....