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Ghana’s cocoa sector under threat from illegal mining activities

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Agriculture, has called for a unified voice from all stakeholders against illegal gold mining activities (Galamsey). It...
training of women

Australian High Commission supports training of women in dairy processing

The Australian High Commission is funding the training of 25 underserved women engaged in manual and mechanical production of dairy-based beverages like yoghurt and...
President Akufo Addo

Ghana will enforce COVID-19 restrictions until head immunity is achieved

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, said until the country vaccinated the requisite number of Ghanaians and achieve herd immunity, the imposition of...
Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Ghana’s 2020 health sector performance mixed

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has described Ghana’s health sector performance for the year 2020 as mixed, saying although tremendous progress was...
Sensitization Teens

Inerela+ Ghana sensitises pregnant teens on life management

Inerela+ Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has organised a sensitisation programme on life management skills for 30 teenage girls at Chorkor Chemuena, a community in...

Gifty Anti named Ghana’s new Malaria Advocate and Champion

The National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the National Malaria Advocacy Committee (NMAC), has introduced Gifty Naana Dansoa Anti, a...
Malaria Briefing

Ghana achieves malaria mortality targets, but infections remain high

Dr Keziah Malm, the Programme Manager, National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), on Thursday said although Ghana has made great achievements over the past years...
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

Ghana hosts regional launch of 11th African Vaccination Week

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, Monday launched the 11th African Regional Vaccination Week (AVW) commemoration in Accra, on the theme: “Vaccines Bring...
Women Dialogue

AGRA’s VALUE4HER programme to accelerate women’s performances in agribusiness

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has held an inter-country networking and advocacy meeting in Accra, to facilitate dialogue among women...
Support WHO

Ghanaians warned to take COVID-19 serious – WHO

Dr Francis Chisaka Kasolo, the WHO Country Representative, has warned Ghanaians to take the COVID-19 pandemic serious, saying the virus was still around and...
Orientation Workshop

‘Safe living with animals is critical to disease prevention’

The Health Promotion Division (HPD) of the Ghana Health Service on Friday called on the public to live and work safely with domestic animals...
Funding Immunisation

Limited domestic funding for immunisation coverage threatens sustainable gains

The consistent low budgetary allocation by government to the health sector continues to affect immunisation programmes despite the immense benefits of such interventions, especially...
Workshop GIABA

ECOWAS and GIABA engage real estate operators on money laundering

Dr Freda Akosua Prempeh, the Minister of State for Works and Housing, has called for a well-coordinated stakeholder engagement in the real estate sector...
Courtesy Call

International Organisation for the Francophonie calls on Minister of Health

A delegation from the International Organisation for the Francophonie on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Ghana’s Minister of Health, at...

Governments of Ghana urged to invest more in malaria control

Africa is home to 93 per cent of the world’s malaria cases, and accounts for 94 per cent of global malaria deaths, with the...
Digitisation HeFRA

HeFRA launches digital mobile online information system, assessment standards

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), has launched a Mobile Online Information System (MOIS) platform and Assessment Standards for Inspection. The...
Support Facilities

Ghana Heart Initiative supports health facilities with medical equipment

The Ghana Heart Initiative (GHI), a GIZ project with funding from the Bayer AG, a Pharmaceutical company, on Tuesday, presented over 313 pieces of...
Foundation Cancer

Sena Anku Memorial Foundation supports cancer patients at Korle-bu

The Sena Anku Memorial Foundation (SENAMF) on Friday presented a cheque for GHS10,000 to the National Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine at the...
UNFPA logo

UNFPA opens Orange Support Centre, launches SGBV Boame App

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has opened a Support Centre in Accra and launched a technology application to provide services to Sexual and...

Glaucoma Patients Association of Ghana institutes awards for eyecare professionals

The Glaucoma Patients Association of Ghana (GpAG), has instituted an annual awards scheme for eyecare professionals who are effectively contributing to glaucoma research and...
Health Support China

China supports Ghana’s efforts to improve child health and reduce malnutrition

The Ghana Health Service, (GHS), has received a huge consignment of nutrition supplies obtained through a one million US dollar donation from China, to...
Social Arhr Workshop

ARHR calls on government to improve PHC systems

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has called on government to urgently improve Primary Health Care (PHC) infrastructure, staffing and systems for effective...
WHO and UNFPA support

WHO and UNFPA support Ghana’s fight against COVID-19

Dr Francis Kasolo, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative, has reiterated calls for deepened and sustained stakeholder collaboration towards winning the fight against...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director General of Ghana Health Service

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and efficacious, disregard misconceptions – Dr Nsiah-Asare

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the Presidential Advisor on Health, has advised the public to disregard misconceptions about the Covid-19 vaccination on social media. ...
teenage pregnancy

Men & Boys clubs and Parent advocacy movements, save girls in UER

Thankfully, messages such as “girls must not drop out of school" or "Girls should not be forced into marriage because of pregnancy, or be...

Ghana’s COVID-19 active cases at 879

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana’s COVID-19 active cases as at January 01, 2021, was at 879 with 54,005 recoveries, 18 severely ill,...
Unity Christmas

Christmas with the family after years of living on the streets

“It is a moment of great joy for me going home after many years of living on the streets of Accra, yet anxious about...
Gender Based Violence

Gender activists call for more data on gender-based violence

Gender activists from various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for more data on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) to strengthen policies and programmes...
Person voting

Akuapem-South Constituency provides voting seats

Akuapem South Constituency Electoral Officials on Monday provided ‘preferential seats’ for the aged and persons with disability as well as pregnant women, to ensure...
Politics Special Voting Dome Kwabenya

784 to vote at Dome-Kwabenya Electoral Area

About 784 electorates are expected to vote at the Dome-Kwabenya Electoral Area. As at 06:30...