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DRH raises alarm on second-hand tobacco smoke

DRH Executive Director, Dr John Kweku Kwawurah, has appeared on the Metro-TV Programme, The Morning Ride, to educate the public on the dangers of second-hand tobacco smoke. He has also called for a ban on smoking in public and workplaces to protect the health of non-smokers who are exposed to second-hand smoke.
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HEALTHpage, GHANA, is now DOCTORS FOR RIGHT TO HEALTH (DRH). The name change was announced by the Executive Director, Dr John Kweku Kwawurah, after a management meeting here in Accra. Explaining the rationale for the name change, Dr Kwawurah said the change was necessary to reflect a shift in focus and the new face of the organization.
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No herb melts Fibroid

The Programmes Director of DRH, Dr Sefogah, has explained to the general public in Ghana that uterine fibroids can be the cause of severe life threating bleeding by a woman during her menses or outside the menses. Such heavy blood losses, cause anaemia and sometimes heart failure.
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No place for diplomacy in the fight against tobacco use

Key stakeholders drawn from various parts of Ghana attended a training workshop on redoubling of effort towards the passage of the tobacco law in Ghana through the domestication of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
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World Heart Day 2009 launched in Accra

The media launch of this year’s World Heart Day took place at the British Council Hall in Accra on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. The theme for this year’s World Heart Day is Work with Heart – promoting healthy heart at the workplace. The day is used to raise awareness and educate the public on heart-related diseases and conditions and ways to manage or avoid them.
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