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2023 Newsletters - 2023-05-18

World Hypertension Day 2023

The heart is the body’s most vital organ. When it beats, it pumps blood into the vessels which send the blood around the body. The force of pushing blood against the walls of the blood vessels is called the blood pressure. When the blood pressure is high, the heart has to pump harder to circulate blood around the body.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-05-15


Allergies are a common health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. In this newsletter, we'll discuss the types of allergies, testing, management, and prevention.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-04-24

Lab Week: The Future is Lab

Medical Laboratory Professionals are the most important resource in the clinical laboratory. Medical laboratory professionals manage the day-to-day activities of the clinical laboratory with a keen focus on quality assurance and the delivery of reliable test results.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-04-11

World Health Day

Health is the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not the mere absence of disease. The right to health is a basic human right.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-04-03

Cholera Update

During the first week of February this year, the South African health authorities reported two cases of cholera in people returning from Malawi. Since then, four more infections have been notified to the NICD.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-03-27

Ghana Tuberculosis Drive

Tuberculosis testing is available at all MDS-Lancet branches and depots nationwide. Please visit and have your testing done today. Thank you for allowing us to serve you.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-03-14

The Salty Truth

Salt is closely related to many aspects of human history. Its uses are vast ranging from being used to preserve and flavor food to being used to promote fertility in animals (1,2).

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-03-09

Achieving Excellence

We are proud to share that our laboratories are ISO 15189:2012 accredited thanks to the continuous improvement efforts of our teams.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-03-09

Kidney Health

Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!
In the spirit of this year’s theme let’s explain a short summary of what we need to know about the kidney.

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2023 Newsletters - 2023-02-17

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Any sexually active person may be exposed to an STI and request to be screened. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends the following:

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