Occupational injury prevalence and predictors among small-scale sawmill workers in the Sokoban Wood Village, Kumasi, Ghana - Opoku FA, Opoku DA, Ayisi-Boateng NK, Osarfo J, Sulemana A, Agyemang S, Amponsah OKO, Asiedu MT, Gyebi R, Agyei-Baffour P.
BACKGROUND: Sawmill workers are at increased risk of occupational injuries due to their exposure to workplace hazards. However, little is known about the burden of occupational injuries among them in Ghana. Understanding its prevalence and associated facto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Low Cocoa Crop Yields Have Sent Chocolate Prices Soaring
The chocolate Easter Bunny is the new caviar. The price of cocoa beans, the key ingredient in chocolate, has soared this year due to ailing crops in Ivory Coast and Ghana. Consumers were already feeling a chocolatey pinch around Valentine’s Day, but cocoa futures hit a record high this week of…#easterbunny #ivorycoast #ghana #easterweekend #pascalboll #stifel #mars #hershey #caramel #superbowl (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As cocoa outprices copper, farmers reel from bitter deals – DW
Global market prices for cocoa have tripled within just a few months. Farmers hope for higher earnings and lower poverty as a result, but what seems only logical isn't quite that simple. Cocoa prices have surged to unprecedented heights in recent months, shattering records as the commodity's value…#ivorycoast #ghana #friedelhützadams #südwindinstitute #bonn #hützadams #dw #elnino (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Resolve Global Fund Donation Impasse to Avert Health Calamity
[Ghanaian Times] On page 9 of our yesterday issue is a story in which the Coalition of CSO Networks in HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria is calling on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to assist in the clearing of locked-up Global Fund-donated health care items at Tema Port, valued at over US$40 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: Ghana Health and Medicine West Africa Source Type: news

Seeds of change: How emerging tech cultivates a sustainable revolution in agriculture
In an era where environmental sustainability is no longer a mere aspiration but a global imperative, the marriage of cutting-edge technology and environmental commitment gives rise to innovative and effective carbon-reduction solutions across the farming sector. At the forefront of this…#deficits #uae #eudr #globalsouth #westafrican #ghana #nigeria #cameroon #agtech #highlighting (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghanaian Fintech Startup Zeepay Secures $3 Million Equity Investment
The Ghanaian fintech startup Zeepay recently secured a $3 million equity investment from the venture capital firm, Verdant Capital Hybrid Fund. Zeepay plans to use the raised funds to bolster its standing as it prepares for significant growth in 2024. Solidifying Zeepay’s Position in Africa The…#ghanaian #zeepay #africa (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Community stigma, victimization, and coping strategies among gay, bisexual, and other cis-gender men who have sex with men in slum communities in Ghana. BSGH-003 - Shamrock OW, Abu-Ba'are GR, Zigah EY, Dakpui HD, Adjaka G, Leblanc NM, Alio AP, Nelson LR.
This study inve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Ghanaian women's experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) during group antenatal care: a brief report from a cluster randomised controlled trial - Abdelnabi SJ, Munro-Kramer ML, Moyer CA, Williams JEO, Lori JR.
This study describes an exploratory aim of a cluster randomised controlled trial designed to assess the outcomes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

I didn't realize I was a workaholic
I cannot name the exact instant it began. I have always been a high achiever academically, athletically, and socially—a three-sport varsity captain, graduating summa cum laude from a Little Ivy, passing the state bar exam at 25. High performance was my source of comfort and safety growing up with…#mountkilimanjaro #southamerican #ghana #vietnam #peru #thailand #cassieyu #brainsway #fda #deeptms (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major mail delivery delays raise concerns about voting in the 2024 elections
In Virginia, hundreds of veterans had their colon cancer screening tests invalidated after the results took months to arrive by mail. An Atlanta college student missed an academic trip to Ghana when their passport with two-day shipping took a month to show up. A bride in Texas had to rent a dress…#virginia #atlanta #ghana #houston #uspostalservice #postalservice #louisdejoy #leoraymond #mailershub #nationwide (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana Follows Ivory Coast to Raise Cocoa Farmgate Price
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Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

" …He's not beating me"-socio-cultural construction of intimate partner violence and traditional birth attendants: implications for maternal & child health in rural communities in Hohoe, Ghana - Okoror TA, Nyamuame BM, Martin-Ikpe C, Gilani Y, Nyamuame SE.
This study explores nursing mothers' experiences and perceptions of financial and material suppo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The 3 Best Lithium Stocks to Buy in April 2024
Get ready to electrify the market with the best lithium stocks to buy in April The best lithium stocks to buy in April, in my opinion, are not often talked about by traditional financial media. These companies are often overlooked, flying under the radar of many investors. However, these…#tesla #piedmontlithium #pll #q3 #ghana #atlx #arcadiumlithium #altm #matthewfarley #investorplacecom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: What's causing the'dumsor' blackouts? – DW
Ghanaians are reeling under power cuts, popularly knowns as "dumsor." Unpaid utility bills, poor infrastructure maintenence and stuttering economy have threatened to return Ghana to rolling power outages. As the night falls near Ghana's northern town of Tamale, Rakiya Mumuni must scramble to find…#ghanaians #ghana #tamale #rakiya #dw #ghanaian #alhassanabdulrahaman #dumsor #akan #southafrica (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easter egg prices soar as cocoa crops are hit by climate crisis and exploitation
Every Easter, UK consumers collectively spend more than £1bn on food, drink, gifts, entertainment and about 80m chocolate eggs, racking up an average bill exceeding £50 each. But shoppers this year are paying more than usual: since last Easter, chocolate prices have increased by more than 12.6%,…#easter #westafrica #ghana #ivorycoast #andrewdamyond #universityofreading #elniño #amarachiclarke #douglaslamont #netherlands (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news