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518 teenage pregnancies recorded in Wa West District

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A total of 518 teenage pregnancy cases were recorded in the Wa West District Health Directorate in the Upper West region in 2019. The figure...

Youth advised to utilise government social interventions

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The youth have been advised to take advantage of government’s flagship programmes and interventions such as the Planting for Food and Jobs and Planting...
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Committee to fight teenage pregnancy inaugurated at Dadoto

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A 13-member committee has been inaugurated at Dadoto, a fishing community in the Krachi East Municipality to help curb the increasing rate of...

Free SHS: an Antidote to Teen Pregnancy – Plan Ghana

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Mr. Richard Buadu Central Programme Unit Manager of Plan International-Ghana has lauded the Government’s free Senor High School (SHS) policy saying it was...
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Community enacts by-laws to fight teenage pregnancy and elopement

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Naa Baloree-Zumoh Baligi III, Chief of the Kpare Traditional Area, has enacted by-laws to outlaw elopement and teenage pregnancy in the community to...
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‘Alcoholism, driving force of teenage pregnancy in Tano North’

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Alcoholism is contributing to the upsurge in teenage pregnancy in the Tano North Municipality, Mrs Mufty Tampuri, the Municipal Health Promotion Officer, has said. ...
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Black Pruners will work hard to curb teenage pregnancy

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Pastor Patrick Kwasi Mensah Brew, President of Black Pruners a youth advocacy group has announced the group's intention to work hard to curb the...
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Gender Department scales up efforts to address teenage pregnancy in Elmina

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The Central Regional Department of Gender on Wednesday organised a community documentary road show in Elmina to educate guardians, parents and community members on...
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Teenage pregnancy and drug abuse rising in Bono East

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Teenage pregnancy and drug abuse have been identified as major setbacks to adolescent development in the Bono East Region. ...
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Bosome Freho Sees Increment in Teenage Pregnancy

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The Bosome Freho District Directorate of Health Services, has consistently recorded higher teenage pregnancy incidences in the communities, over the past five years. Mr Clement...
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Teenage pregnancy undermining our human resource

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Madam Lena Alai, Volta Regional Director, Department of Gender, has noted that the prevalence of teenage pregnancy was threatening the human resource base of...
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Upper East Records Abnormal Cases of Teenage Pregnancy

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Madam Rofina Asuru, the Upper East Regional Deputy Director of Nursing Services (DDNS) in charge of Public Health activities says the region has exceeded...
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Chief of Agogo Pledge to Handle Teenage Pregnancy

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The Chiefs and other traditional leaders in the Agogo, Traditional area of the Asante-Akim Central District, have pledged their support to combat the rising...
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NGO and Okada Boys Discuss the Pros and Cons of Teenage pregnancy

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Shalomword Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with focus on education is to engage commercial motor riders (okada boys) in the Central Tongu District of...
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‘Agona West is Determined to Curb Teenage Pregnancy’

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The Agona West Municipal Assembly has taken a number of measures to curb the increasing number of teenage pregnancy cases among school girls in...
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Minister Concerned About Teenage Pregnancy In C/R

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Mr Kwamena Duncan, Central Regional Minister, has expressed deep worry about the high prevalence rate of teenage pregnancy and child marriages in the region. He...
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GH 78.7m Allocated To NYA For Training Unemployed Youth

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Ghanaian youth have been encouraged to take advantage of employable skills training programmes, rolled out by the government, to improve their economic situation. Mr. Pius...

Gender Ministry Deepen Advocacy on Teenage Pregnancy

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has intensified public advocacy on teenage pregnancies in the Central Region to help reduce the...
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Queen-Mother of Mafi-Sasekpe Promises to Curb Teenage Pregnancy

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Mama Klebetesi III, newly installed queen-mother of Mafi-Sasekpe in the Central Tongu District has stated her resolve to “combat” the scourge of teenage pregnancy...

Upper West: Teengae pregnancy increases in Wa East

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Thirty-nine (39) basic school girls have been impregnated in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region in the first half of 2017...

Teenage Pregnancy On The Increase In The Country

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The situation of Adolescent pregnancy has had serious negative implications on the girl-child and the nation as a whole. It has shattered dreams of...

Plan Ghana Establish Football Clubs To Promote Child Safety

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Plan Ghana International, an international Child-centered Community development organisation would use football to promote child safety in the Volta Region. The organisation is establishing girls’...

NGO Organize Workshop On Menstrual Hygiene For Pupils

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Touching the Lives of Girls Foundation (TLGF), a non-governmental organisation, has organised a day’s workshop on menstrual hygiene for 650 pupils from schools within...

Jirapa District Records High Teenage Pregnancy And Unsafe Abortions

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Teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortions have become a worrying phenomenon in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region. Teenage pregnancies increased from 251 in...
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Sara Bucknor assures electorates of eradicating poverty

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The Progressive Peoples Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Cape Coast North Constituency, Mrs Sarah Bucknor has called on the electorates to vote for her in...

Chiraa-Sunyani: Methodist JHS Recorded No Incidence of Teenage Pregnancy

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This year, eleven BECE candidates from other schools at Chiraa got pregnant but again Chiraa Methodist JHS did not record any case. The Headmaster of...

Assembly to Fight Against Teenage Pregnancy

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Mr Sampson Abbey-Armah, the District Chief Executive, tasked the members at the third session of the Assembly at Awutu-Beraku in the Central Region. He noted...

Fifteen with a baby all alone, teenage pregnancy still a challenge in Namibia

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She is visiting the capital city from northern town of Rundu, which is 700 kilometers away and has slept over at her sister's place...

New Queenmother Of Wassa Amenfi Promised To End Teenage Pregnancy

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Nana Ameyaa, known in private life as Efia Gyamfra, 58, therefore asked for the cooperation and support of her colleague queenmothers to make her...
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Sexually active adolescents cautioned against abuse of contraceptive pills

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Ms. Anita Asare, a Community Health Nurse at the Osino Health Centre, said misuse of the pills could create liver problems. She was speaking at...