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Oxygen shortage: Seven babies die at Tamale Teaching Hospital

Tamale Teaching Hospital
At least seven people have died and the death toll is still rising at the Tamale Teaching Hospital following management’s decision to abandon a faulty oxygen producing machine, which serves as a supply point for many health centers in the three regions in the North.

Sources say the faulty oxygen machine requires a little below GHC30,000 to fix, but instead, the management has committed to a weekly procurement of insufficient oxygen at GHC15,000.


Dozens displaced, homes ruined in Zabzugu rainstorm
Author: dagbon
2017-04-24 00:35:27
A rainstorm that swept through Zabzugu in Northern region last night has destroyed over 50 houses and displaced more than 100 residents.

Among the wrecked structures were a wretched wooden pavilion used as dinning hall for the Zabzugu Senior High School and many primary and JHS schools in the notable storm hit areas like Lahanjali and Limanyilifon.




Residents of a village in Kumbungu drink this water
Author: dagbon
2017-04-24 00:29:49
This photo story highlights a major challenge that villagers in Vogu Gundaa in the Kumbungu Constituency in the Northern Region have faced for years – the lack of clean water for household use and farming.

The poor villagers are compelled to use the polluted water on daily basis, making the villagers face health problems, such as diarrhea, and skin diseases.




Tumu Hospital adjudged best in Upper West Region
Author: dagbon
2017-03-02 22:42:16
The Tumu Hospital and the Sissala East Health District of the Upper West region has been adjudged the best health facilities in the region.

According to a recent grading of health facilities in the region, it emerged tops out of the 11 districts in the area with the hopes that this could translate to increase in life expectancy in the area.




Yendi Township faces water crisis as River Dakar dries up
Author: dagbon
2017-03-02 22:40:41

Water Shortage
The Yendi Township in the Nothern Region could be in in the thick of a water crisis by the end of March if their water situation doesn’t change.

Currently, residents are resorting to dams, boreholes and water from tankers as the Yendi water treatment plant is low on water.




Do selective 1-village-1-dam policy to avoid wasting resources – Akufo-Addo told
Author: dagbon
2017-03-02 22:37:20

Bo Naa Prof. Natogmah Yakubu
The Northern Regional representative of the Council of State, Professor Bog-Naa Yakubu Nantogmah has urged the government to only create dams in strategic locations in each of the three northern regions instead of creating one dam in each community as proposed.

In an exclusive interview with 3news.com, Prof. Yakubu Nantogmah although lauded the one village one dam policy of the NPP, he feared it may result in a waste of scare resources because some areas may not need these dams.





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