Health Personnel trained on newborn screening for sickle cell disease

Ghana

The Sickle Cell Foundation (SCF) has embarked on a training workshop for health personnel to adequately equip them for the nationwide newborn sickle cell screening scheduled to start early next year

Educate Mothers on Newborn Health Care

Ghana

Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs. Ernestina Naadu-Mills has urged midwives, community health nurses and other health professionals to educate pregnant and nursing mothers on the provisions of quality newborn healthcare for their babies.

Ghana: Maternal, Infant Mortality Will Minimize

Ghana

Ghana’s First Lady, Ernestina Naadu Mills has expressed optimism that death rates among women and infants will minimize drastically in the coming years as a result of the successful completion of the Neo-natal Survival Programme.

120 Midwives and Community Health Nurses trained under a Pilot Project

Ghana

The Neonatal Survival Pilot Project Programme was to recognise danger signs related to pregnancy and child birth as well as the newborns.

USAID presents equipment worth 300,000 dollars to health institutions

Ghana

Included is equipment for helping children and new born babies to breathe, blood pressure apparatus, mini laboratory set for performing aperture surgery for women and other gynaecological examination and surgical kit.

Regina Obeng—dedicated to improving newborn health in Ghana

Ghana

When Regina Obeng visited the premature baby unit at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana, in the late 1980s she noticed a disturbing pattern: babies would die within a short time of being admitted.

Neonatal Award winner calls on Minister

Ghana

The winner of the International Neonatal Excellence Award in Durban, South Africa, Mrs Regina Obeng, yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Health, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor in Accra.