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AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine commissions projects

AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has commissioned a teacher's quarters for Abompuniso Basic school and an ultra-modern 300 capacity social centre for residents of Timber...
CHPS compound

Daborinsa community gets CHPS Compound

Mr James Agalga, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Builsa North in the Upper East Region, has commissioned a Community-Based Health Planning and Services...
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...
Health Chps Compound

Akatsi North healthcare receives boost with new CHPS compound

An ultra-modern Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound has been constructed at Agormor, a farming community in the Akatsi North District, to deliver...
Polee Chps

Lack of delivery room at Polee CHPS impedes service delivery

Some residents of the Polee community have expressed concern about the lack of a delivery room at the Polee Community-based Health Planning and Services...
Patients waiting for services at a CHPS compound

Lack of electricity at Kangba CHPS impedes service delivery

The residents of Kangba in the Wa West District have expressed concern over the lack of electricity at the Community-based Health Planning and Services...

NDP to extend maternity leave to six months

The National Democratic Party (NDP) is promising to extend maternity leave for all workers from three months to six months to enable women have...
Ghana Red Cross Society

Ghana Red Cross Society supports Ghana Health Service with equipment

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has presented 22 tricycle ambulances and 73 haemocue machines to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the...

Make NHIS registration free for the poor-ARHR

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), has asked government to widen the population coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by absorbing...
Health Facility Inauguration

Minority Leader inaugurates CHPS Compound at Kakpagyili

A Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound has been inaugurated at Kakpagyili in the Tamale Metropolis to provide quality health care to the...
Health Donation Grcs

GRCS Presents PPE to CHPS Compounds in Central Region

The Central Regional Office of the Ghana Red Cross Society on Tuesday presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Cape Coast District Health Directorate...

Government on course to equitably distribute resources

Mr Samuel Addai Agyekum, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Sekyere Kumawu has reiterated the government's commitment to ensure equitable distribution of national resources. He said...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Concerned citizens appeal to President to remove Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE

The Concerned Citizens Association of Tarkwa-Nsuaem in the Western Region has appealed to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to reconsider his decision to...
Health Chps Compound

Australian High Commission unveils COVID-19 CHPS compound for Akraman community

The Australian High Commission on Tuesday, unveiled and handed over a Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound to the Akramang community, a suburb...
Chps Compounds

Adaklu MP hands over CHPS compounds to Health Directorate

Mr Kwame Governs Agbodza, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Adaklu Constituency in the Volta Region has handed over two new Community-based Health Planning...
Philanthropist Supports

Philanthropist supports COVID-19 fight in Ketu South

Mr Felix Akakpo is popularly known as Akonta, an Accra-based businessman has donated some items to the Ketu South Municipal Health Directorate to...
Hand Washing

CWSA to support communities construct hand washing facilities

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) says it is providing assistance to communities to construct simple local hand washing facilities, such as tippy...

GHS honours Bawku West DCE

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region has honoured Madam Victoria Ayamba, the Bawku West District Chief Executive (DCE) for her...

Maternal mortality rate dips in Central Region

Health facilities in the Central Region have made significant strides in reducing maternal mortality from 126 in the year 2018 to 105 in 2019,...

Take advantage of the government’s FSHS education programme – MCE

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Sunyani East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has advised parents and guardians to take advantage of the government’s Free Senior High...

Nkonya Asakyiri gets CHPS compound

Nana Owusu Yeboa, Oti Regional Minister has commissioned a Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at Nkonya Asakyiri...

East Mumprusi Assembly builds four CHPS compounds from DDF

Mr Danladi Abdul-Nashir, the East Mumprusi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), North East Region, has said the Assembly through its District Development Facility (DDF),...

Sissala East Municipal Assembly accounts to the people

The Sissala East Municipal Assembly in the Upper West region has opened up its books to the citizens for scrutiny under its maiden 'Meet...
Maternal mortality rate

MBFHI project aids in maternal mortality reduction in Upper East

The Mother Baby Friendly Health Initiative (MBFHI) programme in the Upper East Region has contributed to the reduction of maternal mortality in the Region,...
WA Child Education

Prioritise education of children for better future – Escof Zinnia Foundation

The Founder and Executive Director of Escof Zinnia Foundation, Mrs Esther Donkoh, has urged parents and other education stakeholders to prioritise education of children...

Dadease Celebrate their New CHPS compound

A new Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound, constructed at a cost of GH¢134,000.00 by the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly, has been commissioned...

CHPS Compounds Must Be First Place of Visit for the Sick

The Health Director of Sissala West District, Madam Cecilia Kakariba, has urged members of communities who feel unwell to seek medical attention at their...
CHPS Compound

World Vision Formally Hands Over Dambai-Cement CHPS Compound

World Vision International Ghana (WVIG), a Christian Non- Governmental Organisation has handed over a completed Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at...

Having Swollen Legs is a Sign for Twins

Madam Mavis Amedzorku, Mid-wife in charge of Adaklu-Kodzobi Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound, has described as hollow the belief that pregnant women...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare (left) exchanging pleasantries with Dr Baffour Awuah, Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, after the launch. With them is Mr Joao Paulo Magalhaes (middle), the Country Manager, Roche Product Ghana. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA

National Guideline for Cancer Management in Ghana Launched

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the...