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GHS to train staff on infection prevention against COVID-19

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region is to roll out refresher training programmes for health staff as part of continuous...
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Delayed reimbursement, affecting health facilities -Dr Owusu-Sarpong

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Dr. Akosua Agyeiwaa Owusu-Sarong, the Central Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has identified the often unduly long delays in the reimbursement...

African Youth Health advocates petition AU on malaria control

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Twenty-five African Youth Health advocates have petitioned the African Union (AU) to be more committed to ending the malaria epidemic and achieving Universal Health...

CSOs advocates for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

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Representatives of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and the media, on Tuesday, met in Accra to advocate state institutions to be more accountable in...
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Empower women and girls to assert their sexual and reproductive rights – Dr. Kuganab-Lem

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Ghana’s Member of Parliament (MP) for Binduri in the Upper East Region, Hon. Dr. Robert Kuganab-Lem has called on African governments to empower women...
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Government commits to achieve universal health coverage

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Government has reiterated its resolve to continue employing health professionals from both private and public health institutions to improve staff strength and ensure equitable...
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Kenya set to host global forum on environment, climate change

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More than 300 scientists, environmentalists and key stakeholders from Africa and Europe are due in Nairobi next week to address environmental health risks that...

Government urged to consider training of ENT nurses

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Mrs Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, the General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), has called on government to rethink the training...
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Re-look at the subsidy base of NHIS -Abban

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Mr Alexander K. Abba, the Deputy Minister of Health, on Monday, said Ghana needs to adopt a health financing strategy that will propel the...
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Re-look at the subsidy base of NHIS – Mr Alexander Abban

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Mr Alexander K. Abba, the Deputy Minister of Health, says Ghana has to adopt a health financing strategy that would propel the level...

The world is not fully on track to achieve the SDGs – CSOs Platform...

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), has called on leaders to set a more ambitious roadmap, identifying clear...
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Upper East National Health Authority up its game towards attaining UHC

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Universal Health Coverage (UHC) includes equity in access to health services.   Thus everyone who needs health services...
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CHPS Compounds Will Now Run as Life Concept

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Plans are underway to incorporate the concept of Community-based Heath Planning Services (CHPS) for ‘Life Approach’ into the Health Training institutions curricula to equip...
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Kenyan campaigners call for domestic financing for universal health agenda

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Kenya should tap into domestic sources of revenue to finance implementation of the universal health coverage (UHC) agenda amid shrinking external support, campaigners said...
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SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

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The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...
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Stakeholders Exchange Ideas on Private Sector part in UHC

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Dr Lydia Baaba Dsane-Selby, the Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has acknowledged the key role being played by the...
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Universal Health Coverage and Health Emergencies Part of WHO’s Reforms

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The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled on Wednesday the most wide-ranging reforms in its history, vowing to help billions of people worldwide benefiting from...
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Kenya seeks to transform public health insurance

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Kenya on Tuesday inaugurated an independent expert panel to help transform and reposition the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) as part of efforts to...
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Dr. Moeti calls for strong health base to achieve UHC

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Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the Regional Director for the World Health Organisation (WHO) for Africa, has said that Africans needed to strengthen their health systems...
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WHO official Praises Ghana’s Pledge to Universal Health Coverage

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The Africa Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Matshidiso Moeti, on Monday commended Ghana's leadership for its commitment to the attainment of...
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WHO draws Africa’s attention to Universal Health Coverage

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Dr. Matsidiso Rebecca Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Regional Director has asked African countries to see Universal Health Coverage (UHC) as good economic...
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Ministry Of Health To Provide Universal Health Coverage For All

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Health Minister, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has staed that, quality affordable health care is the foundation for individuals to lead productive and fulfilling lives, and...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director General of Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service to use ICT to expand health service

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The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare says the Ghana Health Service has resolved to make the adoption and application...
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Kenya mulls more investments to achieve universal health coverage

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Kenya is seeking to put more investments in the health sector to achieve universal health coverage (UHC), a senior official said Wednesday. Cleopa Mailu, Cabinet...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director General of Ghana Health Service

Japanese Government Assists Ghana Towards Achieving Universal Health Coverage

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Ghana’s aim at achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030 has been given a big boost with a 9 Million USD project for Strengthening Community-Based...
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Gov’t Not Aware Of Reimbursement Delays – Minister

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Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has pledged government’s commitment to fix delays associated with the reimbursement of health insurance claims. “…government is...
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Ghana seeks to scale up healthcare access

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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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Prime Minister Abe Joins Universal Health Coverage Event

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1. On Friday, August 26, commencing at 4:55 p.m. (local time; 10:55 p.m., Japan time) for approximately 15 minutes, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is...
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Ghana to inch closer to Universal Healthcare System through NHIS

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The proposals which were presented at a two-day National Health Insurance Review stakeholder consultative meeting in Accra last Wednesday and Thursday included ensuring a...
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IFC to help Africa implement universal health coverage

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The World Bank's private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), said on Friday it will help African nations implement universal health coverage. Khama...