Ghana Covid-19 vaccination target revised, 20 million persons targetted by June

The timeline set to inoculate 20 million Ghanaians against Covid-19 has been reviewed again by the government. The subsequent target set by President Akufo Addo was the end of March 2022 after the initial one was December 2021. But now this new target set during his 28th Coronavirus update to

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Review Covid-19 testing arrangement – Davis Opoku Ansah to Health Ministry

The Health Ministry has been asked by the legislator for Mpraeso in the Eastern Region Davis Opoku Ansah to review the Covid-19 testing structure across the country. He bemoaned the current testing regime’s impact on the country’s trade and tourism. Not discounting the importance of the testing he reiterated that

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NDC MPs want Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu censured

Issues regarding the Sputnik V deal seems not to have died down amongst members of the Minority caucus in Parliament as they have initiated moves aimed at removing the Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu over his dishonest role in the Sputnik V scandal. The Minority affirmed its stance in a

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Mass Covid-19 vaccination exercise to be taken to Senior High Schools

Covid-19 vaccination exercise is scheduled to be commenced in the various Senior High Schools due to the collaborative efforts between the Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service. This was after the Food and Drugs Authority expanded the group of people who are eligible to take the Covid-19 vaccination.

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We need Covid-19 booster vaccination for MPs – Bagbin tells Akufo-Addo

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin has stated that Parliament intends to undertake a Covid-19 booster vaccination exercise for members before sitting resumes on January 25. The move Mr. Bagbin noted, is to help contain the Covid-19 infection and spread of the virus within the corridors of Parliament. In a

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Ghana Medical Association distances itself from Concerned Ghanaian Doctors against Covid vaccines

The Ghana Medical Association has categorically stated that it’s not aware of the group of doctors who have filed a petition against a mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 while describing their stance as flawed and based on skewed data. The Concerned Ghanaian Doctors, had petitioned President Akufo-Addo urging him not to

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Doctors petition Akufo-Addo to stop nationwide Covid-19 vaccination rollout

While most medical doctors believe that vaccines will aid in combatting the Covid-19 virus, some 11 doctors think otherwise and have petitioned President Akufo-Addo to pause the nationwide vaccination rollout against Covid-19. According to the group of doctors, the risks involved in these Covid-19 vaccines far outweighs their benefit to

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Make yourselves available for Covid-19 vaccines – Former Akuapem North MCE

Former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), for Akuapem North, Dennis Miracles Aboagye has called on Ghanaians to avail themselves to take the Covid-19 vaccine as the government works to defeat the virus. Mr. Aboagye while urging yet-to-be vaccinated persons to endeavour to do so noted that the process is not meant

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Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination is likely to be implemented soon – Ministry of Health

A mandatory vaccination could be triggered by the Health Ministry if the country’s vaccination rate does not show signs of improvement. This action according to the Ministry will be backed by the Public Health Act.  Chief Director of the Ministry, Kwabena Boadu Oku Afari, said “the Minister for Health has

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