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National Constitutional week

Tolon NCCE marks Constitution Week with dressmakers

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The Tolon District Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has observed this year's Constitution Week with members of the Tailors and...
The Covid-19 vaccine from AstrZzeneca pictured here on April 10, 2021, at the vaccination centre in the German city of Greifswald. Photo: Stefan Sauer/dpa

Use COVID-19 levy to fund vaccines and immunisation activities

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The government must use revenues from the COVID-19 levy and any windfall to cover vaccines and immunisation related services in the country. It must also...
drugs

CHPS Compounds at Yendi lack fridges to store drugs

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It is appropriate to equip hospitals with vaccine fridges to store medicines at required temperatures to maintain their potency. However, this cannot be said about...
Library

Tamale Presby students appeal for library

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Some students of Tamale Presbyterian Junior High School have appealed to authorities for a library at their school to support their reading skills. They said...
PPE Schools

Fifteen schools at Sagnarigu receive PPE

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Fifteen basic schools in the Sagnarigu Municipality have received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep students, pupils and their teachers safe. The PPE included 6,000...
research and development

Minister pledges push for increased funding for research and development

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Dr Kwaku Afriyie, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has assured the scientific community of ensuring that government allocates one per cent of...
Children Games

YEFL-Ghana holds GAME Finals for children

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An inclusive sports (boys and girls playing together) event has been held for selected children from communities in the Sagnarigu Municipality to play and...
Handwashing Stations

Access to handwashing facilities improves at basic schools in Tamale

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Access to handwashing facilities at basic schools have improved in the Tamale Metropolis as most of such schools display veronica buckets with soap on...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Take COVID-19 vaccines to prevent spread of disease-CALID

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Ghanaians have been advised to emulate the examples of the country’s leaders by taking the COVID-19 vaccines to help prevent the spread of the...
Actors Call

Use community groups to implement social protection – Actors

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Some state and non-state actors in the Northern Region have called for the use of community social groups in implementing social protection projects and...
visually impaired

Write inscriptions on medicine packs in braille too – visually-impaired

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Some visually-impaired persons in Tamale have appealed to drugs manufacturing companies and importers in Ghana to ensure that inscriptions on medicine packs are also...
Books Donation

NGOs and MP donate books to school

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Centre for Communities Education and Youth Development (CCEYD) has donated two boxes of books to the Al-Iman Foundation basic school in Tamale. The books, including...
Plastic Plant

Tamale Plastic Preprocessing Plant inaugurated

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A Plastic Preprocessing Plant has been set up in Tamale to help in plastic waste management in the capital city of the Northern Region. Plastic...
Usaid

USAID to support 17 districts to address malnutrition

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Advancing Nutrition Ghana project has begun working with government to provide funding support to...
FILED - Anyone with a history of overreaction to certain medications may want to seek advice from an allergy specialist before receiving a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa

Influence citizens to accept COVID-19 vaccines-Caritas Ghana

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Journalists and media practitioners have been advised to communicate in a manner that will influence the citizenry to accept the COVID-19 vaccines to help...
NHIS

NHIS subscribers worried about charges at facilities

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Some subscribers to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have complained about charges and payments at health facilities to receive treatment even though their...
MMDA’s and Directors

MMDCEs must sign performance contracts – ILGS Director

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Dr Nicholas Awortwi, Director of Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), has proposed to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to sign performance...
Training Coordinators

Ghana Red Cross and partners to resume eye screening at basic schools

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The Ghana Red Cross Society in partnership with the Swiss Red Cross and Ghana Health Service (GHS) is to resume screening activities at basic...
cement

Northern Region: Cement in short supply in Tamale

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Cement is in short supply in the Tamale Metropolis leaving those engaged in construction works with no choice but to rush for the limited...
COVID-19 sensitisation at Walewale Market

NORSAAC and NETRIGHT undertake COVID-19 sensitisation at Walewale Market

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NORSAAC in partnership with Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT), both civil society organsations, has held sensitisation on the COVID-19 pandemic at the...
Water Fund

CRS and partners begin processes to develop Water Fund for Tamale

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an international non-governmental organisation, has initiated a process to develop Water Fund for Tamale as part of efforts to address...
Girls Mentorship

Right to Play holds mentoring sessions for girls

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A mentoring programme has been held for girls in some basic schools in the Northern Region to celebrate individuality while providing safe spaces for...
UNAIDS

UNAIDS recommends key activities to end TB

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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has recommended eight key activities for Ghana to implement to end tuberculosis (TB), especially among people...
Programme AIDS

HIV and AIDS advocacy programme begins at Ayensuano District

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A three month-long HIV and AIDS intervention and advocacy programme has begun in six communities in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region to...
Ndpc

NDPC engages stakeholders on development agenda 2022 – 2025

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has held a consultative engagement for various stakeholders on key policies and strategies that will guide government’s development...
Government WASH

Government urged to pay attention to WASH at schools and health facilities

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Government and other stakeholders have been urged to pay more attention to the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) situation at schools and health facilities...

Northern Youth Parliament debates road safety in Tamale

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A special sitting of the Northern Youth Parliament has been held to discuss issues bordering on road safety in the Tamale Metropolis and how...
ActionAid

ActionAid Ghana holds meeting on PwDs’ access to facilities

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,Members of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) and key stakeholders have held an advocacy meeting to dialogue on improving access and use...
KOICA Closure

KOICA-funded FBCs/FBOs project office closes

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The Project Implementation Unit Office for the Capacity Development of Farmer Based Cooperatives and Organisations (FBCs/FBOs) in Northern Ghana, funded by the Korea International...
CDD-Ghana Parliament

Composition of Parliament demands consensus building – Minority Leader

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Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, said the composition of the current Parliament demands consensus building, regarding business in the House, to ensure good...