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International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa opens in Rwanda

The 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) opened in Kigali, Rwanda, on 2 December, under the theme “AIDS-free Africa―innovation, community and political leadership”. Researchers, governments, civil society and other stakeholders, such as UNAIDS and its Cosponsors, are gathering for a week to share scientific advances,...

Nurses and Midwives votes today to elect new leadership

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) is electing a new set of national executives today (Thursday 28, November 2019). The exercise forms part of the group's 17th Biennial National Congress  ongoing in Dodowa. It will see 309 delegates drawn from across the country to vote in what...

WHO, AU inks new agreement to Accelerate Vital Health Goals in Africa

The African Union (AU) Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cementing their mutual commitment to expand and deepen their relationship and cooperation.  The document was signed last Monday (18/11/2019) at WHO Headquarters by His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairman of the...

Scientific symposium on Environmental Health opens in Accra

A five-day Scientific Symposium of the West African Postgraduate College of Environmental Health (WAPCEH) is underway in Accra to chart the way forward in addressing the challenges of climate change. The symposium brings together environmental health practitioners in the sub-region and is being held on under theme: "Climate Change...

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2019 launched

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, has launched the ‘World Antimicrobial Awareness Week’ (WAAW) to increase awareness of the misuse and abuse of antibiotics in the country. The event, organized in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO), seeks to encourage best practices...