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For the first time in its 96 years of existence, the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital can boast of a paediatric and intensive care unit (PICU) which will give a big boost to childcare services in Ghana. The new unit has come courtesy of the Rebecca Foundation, led by First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

The renowned American business magnate William Henry Gates has hailed Ghana’s decision to adopt drone technology to provide medical supplies to health facilities, especially in remote areas of the country.

According to a study conducted by the World Bank, Ghana spends US$290 million annually fighting poor sanitation.

A fight over a multimillion-cedi contract for snakebite serum, first reported by the Daily Statesman in January this year, has ended with the Public Procurement Authority ordering that the deal be put back out to tender.

The Second Lady has helped secure 12 scholarships and free service abroad for Ghanaian children who need specialist paediatric care.