Mr. Adam Anass
Mr. Adam Anass
Mr. Adam Anass
Mr. Adam Anass

The District health information officer at East Manprusi district Mr. Adam Anass said the District has achieved MDG5 since the implementation of the encouraging positive practice for improving child survival [EPPICS] project in the District.

According to him the district saw drastic reduction of maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality through the implementation of the EPPICS project in the area

Addressing the chiefs and people at the Kulguna in East Manprusi to climax this year annual health and Nutrition campaign, Mr. Anass applauded the project for improving health related issues in the east Manprusi District of the Northern Region.

Mr. Adam Anass expressed gratitude to CRS for supporting the East Manprusi health service in their resolved of curbing maternal death in the area hence, appealed to the beneficiaries communities to continue supporting the health service to address health related challenges among the people.

Attachment-1 (1)The annual health and nutrition campaign is been organize by Ghana health service with support from catholic relief service and funding from the American people through USAID.

The first phase of the program held in two-sub district draw together 27 communities and in attendance was stakeholders and collaborated partners in the EPPICS project. This was to reflect on activities executed during the year and to also celibate the achievement thereinand also geared at improving knowledge of positive healthy behavior among community members.

East Manprusi district is one of the poorest and deprived district in the region the district population isabout 135,669 and total landmark of 1660sqkm.

In the year 2011 catholic relief services with funding from American people through USAID came with the EPPICS project, aimed at reducing maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality in the area.

The four years EPPICS project implemented across 240 communities amongfive sub district in the East Manprusi District is expected to reach an estimated 51,000 direct beneficiaries in area.


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