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COVID-19 and streetism; how safe are our children

Accra, Oct. 19, GNA - The streets are back to life. It is as if COVID-19 is gone forever. Vehicular traffic is at its peak in the national capital with the popular 37 Military Hospital road to Accra Mall busy with street activities. The traffic is in red and car engines are producing varied sounds but, suddenly, the shrill voice of Sumaya caught my attention; she...

Oct 19, 2020 at 1:22pm

Surviving broken homes: The touching story of a determined teenager

Wa, Oct. 18, GNA - Zakia Abdullah is a 16-year-old second year Junior High School (JHS) girl determined to surmount the dire consequences of a broken home. The joy of living with and being cared for by her parents has eluded her and the little brother, Aziz Abdullah. The supportive grandmother Zakia and the little brother have been under the care of their grandmother...

Oct 18, 2020 at 6:26pm

The Physician Anaesthetist – A complete doctor

Accra, Oct. 15, GNA - The specialty of Anaesthesia is sometimes indicated as a ‘Divine Specialty’. This is because in Genesis during creation, God gave the first anaesthetic and I quote ‘And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept and took one of his ribs and closed up the space with flesh thereof; The rib which the Lord God had taken from man, made he the...

Oct 15, 2020 at 6:48pm

Covid-19 Ravages: An almost deserted beach with an unusually empty “Calabash”

Tema, Oct. 15, GNA - A hitherto serene ambience with utmost quiescence - the beaches have become places of unrestrained joy and the normally loud Titanic Beach in the sprawling Sakumono community lived up to its feature on Ghana’s independence - 6th March 2020. It became a beehive with its seams stretched to limits as revellers in their bikinis and pairs of shorts lit up in anticipation...

Oct 15, 2020 at 6:05pm

World Standard Day 2020: Current theme and its significance

Accra, Oct. 15, GNA - The World Standard Day is observed on the 14th of October every year. It is usually commemorated in several forms and themes to raise awareness across the world among industry, regulators, and consumers to value standardization. It was first observed in 1970. It is celebrated on 14 October every year across the world to pay tribute to the collaborative efforts...

Oct 15, 2020 at 5:11pm

Stigmatization, our bane-World Mental Health Day

Accra, Oct. 9, GNA – The COVID-19 Pandemic introduced to Ghana serious conversations about stigmatization. Suddenly, people who had contracted the virus or even come in contact with someone whose family member or friend had the virus are talking about stigmatization and there have been attempts since then to help end stigmatization of persons who have been infected with COVID-19.

Oct 09, 2020 at 8:26pm

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