Source: NHIA - The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registered 1,500,324 extremely poor people across the country in 2014 for free.
The figure which covers the period between January and December, 2014 is an improvement on 2013’s performance and the best since the inception of the Scheme.
It represents about 70% of the total indigent population in Ghana.
According to the Ghana Living Standards Survey Round Six (GLSS 6), Ghana has about 2.2 million extremely poor people. 1,230,602 extremely poor people were registered in 2013, while 393,453 people from the same category got onto the Scheme for free in 2012.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) has imposed an administrative charge of GH¢50,000 on GB Pharma, a pharmaceutical company, for attempting to repackage drugs destroyed in the June 3 floods for distribution.
The fine also covered the company’s operation of an unlicensed warehouse for medicine storage.
Source: atinkfmonline.com - The Member of Parliament for Assin North Constituency in the Central Region, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong says government is too broke to pump $20 million daily into the economy.
The MP says the government has misused all the monies available to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) and that such a policy is not sustainable.
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