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Breaking: Noguchi To Be Closed?

Reports coming out from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) is that, seven centers that were set up to support the research institute to boost the testing of coronavirus in the country has stopped functioning. Dr. Bonney from the institute said the this decision was necessary because the centers have run out of basic needs to carry out testing. According to Dr. Bonney this has placed Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research

  1 year ago ago
Breaking: Noguchi To Be Closed?

HEALTH

Noguchi Calls for Volunteers for Vaccine Testing

Noguchi Memorial Institute for medical research, the nation's leading medical authority is calling for volunteers to participate in a study.The study is being organised by the Epidemiology Department of the Institute.The study is a clinical trial of Lassa fever vaccine.

  10 months ago ago
Noguchi Calls for Volunteers for Vaccine Testing

HEALTH

Ghana's Noguchi Memorial Has No COVID 19 Samples To Test

Ghana Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research (NMIMR) has cleared all covid 19 samples that were submitted according to the Head of Virology. Ghana is the second country in Africa with the highest record of covid 19 testing. A total of 130, 000 test have been conducted between 12th March 2020 to 5 May 2020 with 2.01% (2719) of cases been positive as at 5th May 2020. According to Professor William Ampofo, by the end of Thursdays, the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR)

  1 year ago ago
Ghana's Noguchi Memorial Has No COVID 19 Samples To Test

HEALTH

Viral News: Noguchi discovers two new sister virus of covid in Mali and Algeria

A recent news surfacing the internet shows that a new type of coronavirus disease which is shown to have similar appearance as the covid-19 virus has hit the countries of Mali and Algeria after noguchi recorded this cases from their research.

  10 months ago ago
Viral News: Noguchi discovers two new sister virus of covid in Mali and Algeria

HEALTH

Massive Reactions As Ghanaians Respond To The 500,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Which Will Be Delivered Today

Coronavirus disease has become one of the biggest challenges to every country in this world.The researchers, Doctors, health centers, citizens are and the leaders of countries are combating the covid-19.

  11 months ago ago
Massive Reactions As Ghanaians Respond To The 500,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Which Will Be Delivered Today

HEALTH

SSNIT hospital shut down after workers came into contact with COVID-19 patients

SSNIT Hospital also Trust hospital has been shut down for a fumigation after some of the workers came into contact with two covid-19 patients. Workers which includes doctors,nurses and other staff have been asked to go into self isolation while they await their test results from Noguchi. The two patients were admitted at the Trust hospital in Osu for over a week. Later they were tested for covid-19 when they started showing signs and symptoms of the infection. One of the patients was in a private ward while

  1 year ago ago
SSNIT hospital shut down after workers came into contact with COVID-19 patients

POLITICS

End Political Rallies Now: Kojo Sheldon appeals to President Akuffo Addo

Controversial YouTuber, Kojo Sheldon has in a Facebook post implored the President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo to issue a statement banning political rallies due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the past few days. As the 2020 elections draws closer, political parties have thrown caution to the wind and campaigning vigorously without recourse to the observance of COVID-19 protocols especially the wearing of mask. Thousands of supporters of political parties, including that of the President

  1 year ago ago
End Political Rallies Now: Kojo Sheldon appeals to President Akuffo Addo

COVID

Breaking news: Is Noguchi going to be closed?

Breaking news: Noguchi to be closed? Reports coming from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of medical research (NMIMR) is that the seven centers that were set up to help the Research Institute to do more tests on the Coronavirus disease have stopped functioning recently. Doctor Bonney from the medical institute said that this decision was important because the centers have run out the basic needs to carry the test. According to Dr. Bonney, this has placed Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)

  1 year ago ago
Breaking news: Is Noguchi going to be closed?

POLITICS

15 MPs and Some staff members of the parliament test positive for COVID-19.

Speaker of Ghana's 8th Parliament, Rt. Hon. Alban Bagbin has indicated that 15 MPs and 56 staff members of the Parliamentary Service have tested positive for COVID-19. The Speaker made the revelations during his speech on the floor of the House, on Thursday, 4th February 2021. He said this was after about 227 MPs were tested by a team at the Noguchi Institute. Mr Bagbin indicated that he has asked the affected MPs and staff members to self-isolate themselves, while they take steps to test members of their households

  11 months ago ago
15 MPs and Some staff members of the parliament test positive for COVID-19.

HEALTH

Delta variant has high load sheds more virus in droplets as a result of talking and singing-Noguchi

The transmission of the delta variant is directly linked to how much virus is shed in droplets during sneezing and coughing, according to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) of the University of Ghana, Legon, which also determines the spread through talking, singing, and other related activities.

  6 months ago ago
Delta variant has high load sheds more virus in droplets as a result of talking and singing-Noguchi

COVID

Search For Cure For COVID-19 Disease: Noguchi Poised To Developing A Vaccine.

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has started tactics in developing a vaccine for the coronavirus ailment which has unfold amongst 213 nations and territories worldwide, main to hundreds of loss of life. According to the institute it had began learning the characteristics of the virus that allows you to give you a therapy of the lethal COVID-19 which has affected eleven,964 and killed 54 persons in Ghana, whilst 7,342,779 cases were confirmed globally, with 414,126 demise as at Tuesday nig

  1 year ago ago
Search For Cure For COVID-19 Disease: Noguchi Poised To Developing A Vaccine.

COVID

Plight of Some Ghanaians on Covid-19 Management and Protocol Observation

Many Ghanaians have expressed their grief on the management of Covid 19 in the country. Today is not an exception as individuals; health workers, NIA applicants, and others, on citinews expressed their dissatisfaction on how the Covid situation is being managed in the country calling on the President to intervene. Some health workers revealed that, PPE's are in short supply and they had to personally buy it themselves. Also, their patients have to wait for about one to three weeks (7 to 18days) before they get

  1 year ago ago
Plight of Some Ghanaians on Covid-19 Management and Protocol Observation

COVID

Covid-19: Reasons for the delay in the release of test results

Dr. Kofi Bonney speaking to the Joy news on Thursday afternoon spoke about why there is a delay in the release of results test results to tested individuals. Dr. Kofi who is a research fellow at the Noguchi memorial hospital made mention that this is due to the stress on the machines used for there testing because there are only two of the machines at the facility. Also he mention that priority cases also causes delay in the focusing on the chuck of the test. Government assure the public of addressing the challenges

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19: Reasons for the delay in the release of test results

HEALTH

Covid-19: Frontline Health Workers Of Noguchi Threaten Strike Over Unpaid Incentives

The frontline health workers at the Noguchi Memorial Medical research Institute in Ghana have threatened to go on strike over unpaid incentives promised by the president. According to sources within the Noguchi Memorial Institute for medical research responsible for testing patients for the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the presidential package as announced some weeks back has ever since not been paid. It was however, revealed that the frontline health workers would be given a daily allowance of GHS 200 dail

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19: Frontline Health Workers Of Noguchi Threaten Strike Over Unpaid Incentives

HEALTH

Delta COVID-19 strain spreading rapidly as 135 cases have been recorded in Achimota School

Some 135 cases of the new COVID-19 variant from Delta-India, have been recorded in one of Ghana's elite schools, Achimota. During a Coronavirus update by the Ghana Health Service at the Information Ministry on Sunday, July 4, it was revealed that the cases were recorded after the testing of samples from some students in the school.

  6 months ago ago
Delta COVID-19 strain spreading rapidly as 135 cases have been recorded in Achimota School

HEALTH

Coronavirus: High incident of fake test result at KIA – Noguchi reveals

Senior Research Fellow at Noguchi, Mr Kofi Bonney has encouraged authorities at the air terminal to be extra watchful in exploring archives of imminent travelers as generally will in general hold counterfeit Covid 19 test results to be endorsed.In a meeting on the Happy Morning Show with Sammy Eshun, he uncovered that " most people will in general phony their own Coronavirus test results.

  9 months ago ago
Coronavirus: High incident of fake test result at KIA – Noguchi reveals

HEALTH

How covid-19 affected blood banks and patients in Ghana.

Ghana and the world at large suffered in the hands of covid-19. This had led to affect the blood banks as well. It got to a point that donors were reluctant to do donation and the laboratory technicians too could not whether the donor has been infected or not. The testing centers in Ghana were not enough to know the status of a donor before his/her blood is donated. Before donation, several screenings are always done i.e HIV, MALARIA, SYPHILIS,HEP B ETC to ensure that the patient does not have any disease and

  1 year ago ago
How covid-19 affected blood banks and patients in Ghana.

POLITICS

Data Does Not Support That Campaigning Has Caused Increased In Covid-19 Cases -Oppong Nkrumah

The Covid 19 Pandemic Update October 9, 2020. This follows the President expressing worry over the recent rise in the country’s active cases to 1,139 as of Friday, November 6. The information minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says, Data does not support that such activities (campaign) has caused the increased in the number of Covid 19 cases after one journalist from Kingdom FM asked a question concerning, political parties campaigning without adhering to these safety measures. He also went on to say that, the

  1 year ago ago
Data Does Not Support That Campaigning Has Caused Increased In Covid-19 Cases -Oppong Nkrumah

HEALTH

We May Have More Serious Outbreak To Deal With : Noguchi Warns Public

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research of the university of Ghana Legion has cautioned the government to reconsider the state of compliance to the corona virus preventive protocols and the restriction requirements, following the spread of the new delta variant in the communities. Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon campus.

  6 months ago ago
We May Have More Serious Outbreak To Deal With : Noguchi Warns Public

HEALTH

Coronavirus: High incident of fake test result at KIA – Noguchi reveals

Senior Research Fellow at Noguchi, Mr Kofi Bonney has encouraged authorities at the air terminal to be extra cautious in surveying reports of imminent travelers as generally will in general hold counterfeit Covid 19 test results to be affirmed.In a meeting on the Happy Morning Show with Sammy Eshun, he uncovered that " most people will in general phony their own Coronavirus test results.

  9 months ago ago
Coronavirus: High incident of fake test result at KIA – Noguchi reveals