Dose-response relationship between protective family informal social control and chronic child neglect: does household size matter? - Abdullah A, Emery CR.
Larger households, involving more children, are theorized as potential risk factors for child maltreatment-resource dilution theory. But qualitative evidence shows that in collective societies, like Ghana, more adult family members may act against neglect,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: Cancer Patients Stranded At KBTH Over Breakdown of Machine
[Ghanaian Times] Treatment for some cancer patients at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has been halted for over a week, following the breakdown of one of the radiotherapy machines of the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: 100,000 Men 'Miaa the Breast' Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer Launched
[Ghanaian Times] "MIAA THE BREAST," which will ride on the back of "Breast Cancer Month" in October, would offer training to men on how to screen the breast to detect cancer lumps, address myths and misconceptions around the disease, and rally them to join advocacy on breast cancer to reduce the surge in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: MDC Bars 2022 Year Students From Ukraine
[Ghanaian Times] Students with Medical and Dental Degree Certificates issued by Medical and Dental Schools from Ukraine in 2022 will not be recognised forthwith by the Medical and Dental Council, (MDC) Ghana until normal academic activities resume. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: 'PPAG Will Continue to Engage Stakeholders to Break Myth, Misconception About Family Planning'
[Ghanaian Times] The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) says it will continue to engage relevant stakeholders in its effort to break the myth and misconception about family planning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 27, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ghana: Millet Diet Controls Blood Sugar, Lowers Cholesterol
[Ghanaian Times] Millet (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Go for HIV Test! ... NACP Urges Public As Infections Increase Across the Country
[Ghanaian Times] The National sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV/AIDs Control Programme (NACP) has implored the general public to take seriously testing to know their HIV status in the wake of increased infections across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 26, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ghana: Men Urged to Do Periodic PSA Tests to Ascertain Health Status
[Ghanaian Times] Men who are 40 years and above, have been advised to have periodic Prostate Serum Antigen (PSA) tests to ascertain the health status of their prostate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Every Dog Must Be Vaccinated for Ghana to Achieve Immunity By 2030
[Ghanaian Times] Every dog must be vaccinated once every one or two years to help Ghana achieve immunity by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: 200 Pregnant Women Undergo Free Scan, Receive Medication
[Ghanaian Times] More than 200 pregnant women in the Anyaa Sowutoum Constituency yesterday benefited from a free pregnancy scan organised by the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Dr Dickson Adomako-Kissi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 22, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ghana: Ahafo Region Gets Infectious Disease Centre
[Ghanaian Times] Goaso -- The Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr George Yaw Boakye, has said the region is one of the three regions in the country that was benefitting from the Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (GIDC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Covid-19, Russia-Ukraine War Cause of Downturns and High Inflation - - President Akufo-Addo
[GhanaToday] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the global economic turmoil which has seen inflation hit a 40-year-high in the US and UK had also seen inflation surge three to four times higher in African countries than they were two years ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Collective value of Abiriwatia and protective informal social control of child neglect: findings from a Nationally Representative Survey in Ghana - Abdullah A, Jordan LP, Lu S, Emery CR.
Evidence of the protective role of informal social control by community members (family members, friends, and neighbours) in child neglect has received considerable attention. Likewise, the protective effects of informal social control interventions in neg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: PSGH Decries Surge in Obesity Among Population
[Ghanaian Times] The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has decried the surge in obesity among the Ghanaian population on the occasion of the launch of this year's World Pharmaceutical Day (WPD), in Accra yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: MHA Unveils Toll Free No. for Psycho-Social Support
[Ghanaian Times] Mental Health Authority (MHA) has unveiled a new toll free number as part of measures to help persons suffering from psycho-social difficulties to access support for their ailment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news