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News Ghana » Health: Ghana NCD Alliance launched to help reduce NCDs

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/health/ghana-ncd-alliance-launched-to-help-reduce-ncds-129114
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The vision and mission of the GhNCDA is to create NCDs-free in Ghana by contributing to reduce NCD-related deaths and disabilities through health promotion, proper coordination, health system strengthening and improving the quality of lives of people ...

News Ghana » Health: The community in Ghana where patients wait twice in a month for medical care

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/The-community-in-Ghana-where-patients-wait-twice-in-a-month-for-medical-care-626148
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

For Ghana to meet the health targets for the sustainable development goals, it is imperative that such communities receive the needed healthcare. CHPs compounds in Ghana were introduced to promote maternal healthcare and to increase access to reproductive ...

News Ghana » Health: Ghana offers blueprint on expanding access to healthcare

News channel or source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/views/ghana-offers-blueprint-on-expanding-access-to-healthcare-829160.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Buoyed by similar stories, in 2016, the Ghana Health Service began expanding telemedicine access to other parts of the country. That work was completed last month, and today, six call centres staffed by hundreds of medical professionals are in operation ...

News Ghana » Health: Hunger project Ghana Commits €285,000 into maternal health

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/22/hunger-project-ghana-commits-e285000-into-maternal-health/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Hunger Project Ghana, in line with its social transformation and leverage principle to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people in rural communities is investing a total of 285,000 Euros in maternal and child health. Under its Maternal and ...

News Ghana » Health: UNDP holds health technology access and delivery dialogue

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/24/undp-holds-health-technology-access-delivery-dialogue/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

She said Ghana could be a shining example to others in the Sub-region, should the country lead in the attainment of the SDGs, particularly those on health. She however noted that since access and delivery of health technologies depended on their ...

News Ghana » Health: The Promise of Telemedicine

News channel or source: https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/ghana-telemedicine-universal-health-coverage-by-koku-awoonor-william-and-ann-aerts-2018-02
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

In developing countries, insufficient access to quality medical care undermines health outcomes and disadvantages entire generations. But as the successful implementation of a national telemedicine program in Ghana shows, well-planned digital solutions can ...

News Ghana » Health: A long road to rural health care: Sisters serve Ghana's remote villages

News channel or source: http://globalsistersreport.org/news/ministry/long-road-rural-health-care-sisters-serve-ghanas-remote-villages-51976
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Four minutes to 4 p.m., Sr. Mary Nyarko stepped down from a large pickup truck, the most luxurious mode of transportation for her that day, which started at 7 a.m. It made the bumpy mud road from her pontoon ferry ride to the small village where her ...

News Ghana » Health: Ghana drafts new aquatic animal health policy

News channel or source: https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2018/02/12/ghana-drafts-new-aquatic-animal-health-policy/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Ghana's ministry of fisheries and aquaculture development is planning a new aquatic animal health policy to help ensure safe fish farming in the country, reports Ghana Web. One of the proposed policy ideas includes prosecuting operators in the industry who ...

News Ghana » Health: United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Rotary International & the First Lady of Ghana Launch 2018 Family Health Days

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/02/21/united-states-agency-for-international-development-usaid-rotary-international-the-first-lady-of-ghana-launch-2018-family-health-days/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

On February 20, 2018, the First Lady of Ghana, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo–Addo; representatives from the Ministry of Health; representatives from Rotary International; and USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Sharon L. Cromer, participated in the national launch of ...

News Ghana » Health: Ghana, Cuba join forces in malaria fight

News channel or source: http://thestatesmanonline.com/index.php/health-lifestyle/3797-ghana-cuba-join-forces-in-malaria-fight
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Furthermore, the disease accounts for around 40% of public health expenditure in endemic countries. “The malaria programme in Savelugu in Northern Ghana is an area that Ghana wants to see the proposals come to fruition for the malaria control programme.