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Dr. Anim

Head of Department of Psychological Medicine and Mental Health of School of Medical Sciences [SMS], University of Cape Coast [UCC], Dr. Michael Tettey Anim, has indicated that spirituality has been proven to play a key role in the process of mental healing.

He explained that it is the reason most people choose the clergy regarding mental illnesses even though there are medical remedies.

He however indicated that chaining victims and other traditional approaches employed by some clergy to address mental illness is not appropriate and must be discouraged.

UCC Hospital

The Directorate of Health Services [DHS], University of Cape Coast [UCC] has cautioned people within the Cape Coast Metropolis to be vigilante as a possible outbreak of cholera looms.

This caution was given at an emergency meeting with stakeholders of the University following two suspected cases of cholera that was recorded last Saturday.

The meeting was to sensitize stakeholders on the presence of the disease in the vicinity and the need to be vigilante in order to avoid contracting it and reduce its spread.

New UCC SRC President - Henry Tony Arthur

A colourful but solemn ceremony was organised last Friday to officially hand over the baton of students’ leadership in the University of Cape Coast from the old administration to a new one.

The ceremony, an annual ritual is an occasion to outdoor newly elected students leaders to the university community and afford them the opportunity re-echo and affirm their commitment to serve the high office of which they have been voted into.

Though in an examination period, students could not stay out and miss the symbolic and memorable occasion. It was a moment of joy riddled with emotions. Cheers from the students continued to fill the room as names of the new leaders were mentioned.

Project Coordinator at PPAG, Central Region - Michael Tagoe

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana [PPAG] facility in the Central Region has since January 2017, been recording an increase in the number of incomplete abortion cases by students from tertiary institutions in the region.

According to Michael Tagoe, the Project Coordinator at the facility, the situation is dreadful and needs the attention stakeholders in the region. He explained that their investigations revealed that the reported cases of incomplete abortion was due to the recent use of a ‘fake’, of a popular abortion drug on the market.