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BASIC AND SECOND CYCLE EDUCATION-THE PILLAR(S) TO DEVELOPMENT

Aliyah BayaliBy Aliyah Bayali


Research results indicate that basic education in the developing world, is essential to building the stable trading partners, that growing U.S. export markets, require as quality education equips people with the knowledge, skills and the self-reliance needed to increase income and expand opportunities for employment.

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WORLD CANCER DAY (WE CAN, I CAN)


By: EDWARD O. AMPORFUL
      CHIEF PHARMACIST - COCOA CLINIC

 

Thursday, February 4 was World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day is an initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The (UICC) works to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, to promote greater equity, and to integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

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Paying less for utility tariffs demands prudent consumption patterns

Solace AmankwaBy Solace Amankwa


A tariff is essentially a tax. It raises the price of an imported good, making it more expensive than similar domestic goods. The idea is to increase demand for domestic products while reducing the volume of imports. Tariffs also serve as sources of revenue for the country’s developmental agenda.

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Pneumococcal Meningitis—Prevention is better than cure

Edem AgblevorBy Edem Agblevor


Pneumococcal Meningitis, according to the Ghana Health Service, is a serious disease caused by bacteria that affects the brain and spinal cord which, if not detected and treated early, causes complications which leads to death.

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The Fight Against Piracy And Smuggling In The Textile Industry—Who Wins?

By Michelle Fafa Agbenotor


No Ghanaian market is complete without a wide range of colourful cloths and fabrics that tempt passers-by to part with their money—and the famous art and textiles market in the capital Accra is no exception.

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Genetically Modified Foods— Mass Genocide?

Asks Michelle Fafa Agbenotor


Ever-increasing concerns have been raised that introducing foreign genes into plant foods will have unexpected and highly negative impact on human health.

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GHANA ACQUIRES FACILITIES, TRAINING FOR HEALTH WORKERS AGAINST EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE


By Doris Sodjah


In the wake of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the West African sub-region, Ghana’s Ministry of Health began strenuous preparations in anticipation of a possible case in Ghana.

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How Ghana fares In Biodiversity Conservation

Chantal AidooBy Chantal Aidoo

The diversity of life on earth— the diversity of biological organisms, known more popularly by the term biodiversity— is considered by some as one of our most valuable resources that the earth is endowed with.

Diversity among organisms includes both genetic diversity and species diversity.

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