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MMDAs must scale-up fight against plastic pollution in Ghana

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a Public Financial Management and Local Government Expert, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to scale-up fight against...
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Kenyan and EU leaders agree to scale up bilateral ties

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held talks in Nairobi with visiting president of the European Council Charles Michel where they agreed to upgrade...

FOSDA entreats MMDAs to scale-up Revenue Mobilization

The Foundation for Security Development in Africa (FOSDA) has entreated Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to scale-up Revenue Mobilization efforts to support community...

Researchers recommend scale-up interventions for exclusive breastfeeding

Researchers from the Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC), have recommended the replication of promising social and behavioral change strategies for promoting exclusive breastfeeding, which,...

Ghana: Scale up agriculture spending in 2020 mid-year budget

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and SEND GHANA have called on the government to scale up agriculture spending and prioritise the sector...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO seeks to scale up COVID-19 response in South Sudan

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it has prepositioned medical supplies to help the ministry of health speed up testing of suspected COVID-19 cases...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Somalia and UN launch plan to scale up COVID-19 response

Somalia and the UN agencies have consolidated the humanitarian components of the integrated Country Preparedness and Response Plan (CPRP) to address the humanitarian consequences...
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Rwanda to scale up early cancer screening

Rwanda Wednesday launched the national cancer control plan aiming to scale up evidence-based, well-resourced strategies to tackle cancer and save lives over the next...
agricultural productivity

South-South experts meet in Uganda to scale up agricultural production, profitability

Experts and policymakers from over 100 countries under the South-South cooperation framework on Monday started a three-day meeting here to share best practices and...

Scale up efforts to end poverty – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on world leaders to scale up their efforts in ending poverty, whether in the developed or developing...
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World Bank official urges Africa to scale up research capability

A World Bank official said on Monday that Africa needs to scale up its research capability to boost growth and reduce poverty. ...
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African Heads of State Urged to Up Their Game on SDGs Implementation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sunday, expressing his faith in a foreseeable prosperous Africa, urged the leaders to strengthen their commitment, and scale up...
Food Aid

Proper monitoring could improve food safety and nutrition security

Partners strengthen collaboration to improve efficiency in Ghana’s meat sector Ghana—Key actors in the meat value chain industry in Ghana has urged for a more...

Community heads challenged to preach on quality education

Mr Benjamin Anang Sowah, the National Advocacy Coordinator of SOS Children’s Villages – Ghana has called on community leaders to scale-up their efforts to...
Mental Health

Mental Health Campaigns Must Go On

Acting Upper West Regional Minister Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, has called for the stepping up of advocacy on mental health to protect the rights of...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Africa urged to scale up investments in health workforce to achieve UN goals

Africa has been urged to scale up investments in health workforce in order to achieve sustainable development goals (SDGs) on universal access to healthcare,...
Climate change

First APCW Brings Stakeholders Together To Scale-up Climate Action

Asia and the Pacific is emerging as a global leader that shows how growth and sustainable development can be achieved through promoting sustainable energy...
regional climate action

Bonn Meeting Task Countries to Reach Global Goals on Climate

Countries from Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Middle-East, met on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, to explore...
President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu

Zambian authorities appeals for more assistance for Congolese refugees

The President of Zambia Edgar Chagwa Lungu visited Kenani Transit Centre in the northern Zambia to assess the situation of over 6,000 refugees fleeing...
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Health Institutions Asked to Step Up Awareness on Communicable Diseases

Ghanaian healthcare providers have been asked to scale up public education on non-communicable diseases, which keep surging and fast becoming a huge challenge to...
food aid

UN calls for urgent scale up of aid to avoid looming catastrophe in Somalia

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Program (WFP) warned Friday that 6.2 million people in Somalia, nearly half the African country's...
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MMDAs Urged To Increase Effort Towards Disaster Risk Reduction

He said the steady drift of people to these centres, required that they moved to properly plan and manage things to minimize disasters. ...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana seeks to scale up healthcare access

CHPS is a system where community health officers are engaged to live in compounds provided by the community or the assembly to provide basic...
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Increase public education on migration of domestic workers

He said creating a positive perception of migration for domestic work was critical as they remitted their dependants back home and thereby...
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Voltic Restores Nsawam Police Cells

Mr Eugene Djan-Sampong, the Plant Manager of the Company at a handing over ceremony said the gesture was aimed at giving self-esteem to humanity,...
Vitamin A

USAID drives up Vitamin A intake in Northern Ghana

Mr Philippe LeMay, the Chief of Party of USAID RING, announced this at a media conference in Tamale. ...

AGRA Project Seeks to Cut African Farmers Post-Harvest Losses

The project, implemented by the AGRA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) at a cost of US$ 2.155 million will support...

Government Will Scale Up Investments In ICT – Deputy Minister

“The country remains very committed to invest more to improve speed and fast access to data to transform the country through ICT,” he added. Mr...
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Kenya to enhance investment in dental health

Speaking at an event to mark World Oral Health Day, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Cleopa Mailu, said declining oral health in Kenya demands urgent...
Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health.

Ghana plans to mainstream herbal medicines

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service (GHS) have inaugurated a herbal medicine unit in the Port City of Tema, 38...