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MTN, Africa CDC give “One More Push” to Covid-19 fight

MTN Group and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) today launched a joint campaign dubbed “One More Push” – to encourage people across the continent to not give up in the...

MTN Ghana invests GHC139 million in Covid-19 fight

By the close of December 2020, MTN Ghana had committed a whopping GHC139 million to the Covid-19 fight in Ghana. MTN Ghana CEO, Selorm Adadevoh announced this to shareholders of the company at their...

MTN Ghana CEO: I had a tough personal battle with Covid-19

MTN Ghana CEO, Selorm Adadevoh has said that he had a severe personal experience with COVID-19 that lasted for months but he has recovered.  "For me personally I went through a battle with Covid for...

Germany to help Ghana produce Covid-19 vaccines locally

The German government is to support Ghana to conduct feasibility studies on the possibility of producing vaccines locally. When successful, the initiative will help accelerate national plans to produce vaccines for better health outcomes and...

Ghana begins digital verification of COVID-19 test results

Ghana has become the first country in West Africa to deploy a system for the digital verification of COVID-19 PCR test results based on the African Union Trusted Travel and ECOWAS BIOMARS standard. This was...

Ghanaian healthtech Redbird secures $1.5 million funding

Ghanaian healthtech startup Redbird has secured $1.5 million seed funding from two investors to drive its expansion and to break into new markets. The investors are the Johnson & Johnson Foundation and Newtown Partners...

Vodacom, AU to build digital infrastructure to manage Covid-19 vaccination

Vodacom Group (Vodafone) has announced that it will work with the African Union Development Agency to build digital infrastructure to manage COVID-19 vaccinations across 55 African countries. This comes after successful deployments of digital platforms...

Covid-19 raises risk of depression and dementia, study suggests

People diagnosed with Covid-19 in the previous six months were more likely to develop depression, dementia, psychosis and stroke, researchers have found. A third of those with a previous Covid-19 infection went on to develop...

MTN donates PPEs to three hospital in Ashanti

MTN Ghana has donated assorted Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to three hospitals in the Ashanti Region as part of its corporate social responsibilities. The beneficiary hospitals are Ejisu Government Hospital, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...

MTN, AU bring Ghana 165,000 AstraZenca vaccines

As part of MTN’s US$25 million donation to support the African Union’s (AU’s) COVID-19 vaccination programme, the telecoms giant has supplied Ghana with at least 165,000 AstraZeneca vaccines for health workers. The vaccines arrived...
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