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GFD engages Statistical Service on population census

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) has held an engagement with the Ghana Statistical Services ahead of the impending 2021 Population Census. According to...
PWDs Inclusion

GFD calls for inclusion of PWDs in extractive industry

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) has called on companies and stakeholders in the extractive industry to make more inclusive provisions for Persons...

Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations Sign MoU With UDS

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The Ghana Federation of Disabilities Organization (GFD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Development Studies (UDS) on disability inclusion. The signing...
National Council On Persons With Disability

Persons With Disabilities Petition Gender Ministry

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The Disability Movement led by the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) has catalogued a number of demands in a petition they would present...
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GFD commends President Akufo-Addo on the nomination of Dr Makubu

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations has commended President Nana Akufo-Addo for the nomination of Dr Joseph Makubu, as the Oti Regional Minister. Madam Rita...
Disability Workshop

Covid-19 Relief Package: only seven per cent of PWDs benefited

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Only seven per cent of Persons Living with Disability (PWDs) benefit from the Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP), a research conducted by the Ghana Federation...
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GFD Examines Manifestos of Political Parties

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organization (GFD)has held the Southern zone analysis of the portions of political party manifestos that affect Persons with Disability...
Health Healthcare Pwds

Make SRH services affordable to PWDs – GFD

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has appealed to government and stakeholders within the health sector to make sexual and reproductive health (SRH)...
Social Disability E Learning

E-learning platform conducive to persons with disability – GFD

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has called on government and stakeholders in the education sector to review the current e-learning programme, to...
Disability Act

Government urged to step up efforts to review Disability Act

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has expressed worry over the continuous delay by the government to amend the country’s current Disability...
Voters Registration

All is set to commence voter’s registration exercise on Tuesday-EC

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has said all is set to commence the voter’s registration exercise on, Tuesday, June 30. Mr Fred Tetteh, a Deputy Director...
Pwd Donation

PWDs appeal to be considered for stimulus packages

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Mrs Felicity Amponsemkyere, Secretary of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) in the New Juaben South Municipality (NJSMA) in the Eastern Region, has...
Unfpa Outreach

UNFPA donates to GFD

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday donated 700 dignity kits to the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) in Accra. The items valued...
Food Distribution

Tema West Municipal Assembly distributes food to PWDs

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The Tema West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) has distributed food items to local disability groups as part of the assembly’s efforts to alleviate their...

Ghana Must Enforce Disability Law − GFD

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Former president of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) Kumasi Metro, Prince Debrah, has lamented over lack of supervision and implementation of the...

Engage now Africa: Schools Persons with albinism on Skin Cancer

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Engage now Africa (ENA) a Non-Governmental Organization has shown concern for persons with albinism by organising a forum to sensitise and educate them on...

MTN Ghana supports 100 PWDs to become economically independent

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MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Services has taken another giant step by empowering 100 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to become economically independent. The initiative is...

Grantees partner with GFD to operationalise Inclusive Education

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Grantees of the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund, a public service project promoting Inclusive Education, has partnered the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) to...

Committee discusses penal action for parents of children with disabilities who neglect them

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Members of the Technical Committee reviewing Ghana’s Disability Law are considering introducing penal actions to parents of children with disabilities who neglect their children...

Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations gets new regional executives for Volta

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The Volta Regional chapter of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) has elected new regional executives to represent and work for the Federation...
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GFD Demands For Better Healthcare Services

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) has called on public healthcare institutions to offer equal and better health care services, especially on sexual...

GFD Says inaccessible justice is an injustice”

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When justice is inaccessible, the result is injustice, Madam Mawunyor Yakor-Dagbah, National Vice President, Ghana Federation for the Disability Organisations, has stated. She said: “Injustice...
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Pressure on government to review Ghana’s Disability Law

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Government is being accused of relegating the concerns of Persons with disability to the back-burner following its failure to give attention to several calls...
PWDs

GFD calls on govt to put out policies for PWDs

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Mr Yaw Ofori-Debrah, the President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has called on government to put out deliberate policies targeted at...

PWDs appealed to call off demonstration in Ashanti Region

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The National President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), Mr. Yaw Ofori Debra is appealing to all persons with disabilities in the...
disabilities

Persons with Disabilities displeased with disability act

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Friday, June 23, 2017, marks the National Day of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana. The day is set aside to commemorate the passage of...

Upper East: Regional Network for Disability Established

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A Regional Disability Network (RDN) has been formed in the Upper East Region to support the Ghana Federation of Disability (GFD) to embark on...
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Disability Council Wants An Authority Status

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Mr Joshua Makubu, Elections Coordinator of GFD, who made the call, said this would assure the institution of its own budgetary allocation to undertake...

GFD asks for convenient 2016 election

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At a day’s workshop in Ho, he said inclusiveness of PWDs in developmental issues had become a global phenomenon and Ghana could not be...

GFD says person with disability are also employable

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Mr Mark Kofi Aprek, Tema Chairman for the GFD, said it was unfortunate that employers consider Persons Living With Disability (PLWD) as unemployable due...