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CANADA NEEDS NURSES FROM PHILIPPINES

Canada is a facing a nursing crisis and a brewing labor shortage and more Filipino nurses are encouraged to move and work in its health care industry, an educator said. Tony Burke, vice president of the OMNI College of Nursing, said each Canadian province projects to open 2,000 to 4,000 …

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Photos: Hope 4 Life Tour 2016 launched in Accra

The annual youth empowerment programme, Hope 4 Life Tour 2016 has been launched today, February 6 at the Silverbird Cinemas, Accra Mall. The launch and recognition saw a horde of top celebrated Ghanaian personalities and some invited quests from television to entrepreneurs attend in their numbers. TV personality Kwaku Sintim-Misa …

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6TH Happy FM / Lakeside Marina Family Fun Run Launched

The 6th edition of the annual Happy FM and Lakeside Marina Park Family Fun Run event have been launched. The ceremony which was held at the lobby of the Silver Star Towers, was attended by Mr. Salah Kweku Kalmoni – Director of Lakeside Estates, Mr. Naveen – Head of Radio, …

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Invitation to a WHO Virtual Press Conference

INFORMATION SESSION ON ZIKA VIRUS WHAT:  Information Session on Zika virus Zika virus is an emerging viral disease that is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito, primarily Aedes aegypti. The same mosquito also transmits chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever. The virus has been circulating since the 1950s in …

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Christians help ‘upgrade Uganda mosque’

More than 100 Ugandan Christians living in the US and other countries have raised about 13 million Ugandan shillings ($3,600; £2,500) to help renovate a dilapidated mosque in a village in Uganda’s central region, the state-owned New Vision newspaper reports. Geoffrey Nsereko Simple, the chairman of the organizing committee of Uganda North American Association, said he decided to raise the money when he …

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Australia rains cause rare filling of massive desert lake

Image copyright Trevor Wright Image caption Pilot Trevor Wright captured these photos while flying across Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre earlier this week Heavy rains have started to fill Australia’s vast Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre and are bringing the desert to life. Pictures captured by pilot Trevor Wright show water filling dry salt …

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Gonorrhoea ‘could become untreatable’

  Gonorrhoea could become an untreatable disease, England’s chief medical officer has warned. Dame Sally Davies has written to all GPs and pharmacies to ensure they are prescribing the correct drugs after the rise of “super-gonorrhoea” in Leeds. Her warning comes after concerns were raised that some patients were not …

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Pharma boss Martin Shkreli arrested on fraud charges

  Pharmaceutical boss Martin Shkreli, who sparked outrage after hiking up the price of an established medicine, has been arrested on separate fraud charges. He is accused of fraud relating to a drug company he previously headed, Retrophin, and a hedge fund, MSNB Capital Management, where he was a fund …

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