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Ambassador praises government for placing importance on adolescent health

Stephanie S. Sullivan, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, has commended the Government, its agencies, and media partners for making adolescent health a priority. The...
abortion

Greater Accra Region recorded 986 abortions by adolescents

Nine-hundred and eighty-six adolescent girls in the Greater Accra Region in 2017, engaged in illegal termination of their pregnancies. The figure comprised of 31...
HIV

More teenagers in Tema contract HIV

The Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate (TMHD) in 2017 recorded a startling 500 per cent increment in HIV infections among adolescents aged between 10 and...

Assembly Initiates Policies To Propel Development

The Wassa East District Assembly has initiated some programmes and policies in the 2018 to 2021 Medium term development Plan to propel the socio-economic...

Students asked to shun sexual pleasures

Mr Kwamina Duncan, Central Regional Minister, has counselled students of Odoben Senior High School (SHS) to avoid premarital sex as they seek to attain...
adolescent

Parents receive education on adolescent management and training

Madam Dorsia Ocansey, a resource person of the Family Strengthening Programme at Tema, has said the adolescent stage in children’s life is critical and...
Adolescent Health Ambassadors Camp 2017

Adolescent Health Ambassadors Camp 2017 Launched

The Ghana health service in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service and other stakeholders have launched an app to help adolescents to seek professional...
Ashanti Regional Health Directorate

Ash Reg Health Directorate Scales Up Efforts In Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has promised to concentrate on it's efforts in keeping Adolescents safe and in good health by providing unimpeded access...
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Gov’t Not Aware Of Reimbursement Delays – Minister

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...
maternal

Lady of Grace Hospital Records Zero Maternal Mortality

Zero Maternal Mortality was recorded at our Lady of Grace Hospital (OLGH), Breman Asikuma in 2016 as against two in 2015 and two in...
PPAG

PPAG Remains Committed To Promoting Reproductive Health

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) a non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights, at the...

GHS Introduces Adolescent Health Service and Policy

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday launched Adolescent Health Service Policy and Strategy to provide the framework within which health provision and other...

Stakeholders Discuss Findings On Reproductive Health Programs

It brought together about 90 participants, representing various local and international stakeholder organizations. The meeting was held under the auspices of the National Population Council...

An adolescent reproductive healthcare App unveiled

Three organizations; WEB Foundation, Leti Arts and the Youth Advocates Ghana, are collaborating to address the adolescent sexual and reproductive health issues in the...
HIV

UNICEF predicts rise in Adolescent HIV infections

A new report released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said new HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in...

Eastern Region increased efforts for the safety of young girls

Adolescent health clubs are being set up in senior high schools (SHS) across the region to aid young girls to take charge of their...

DFID Built 54 Adolescent Health Corners In Brong-Ahafo

The Department of International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID) together with the Government of Ghana, are providing funding...
Sexually Transmitted diseases

Nkoranza Municipality records high STDs rates

According to him, because adolescent boys and girls are not able to control their sexual desires, teenage pregnancy and school dropouts are assuming alarming...

Battling Adolescent Pregnancies In Ghana

The contribution of females to the socio economic development of is inevitable. Females constitute more than fifty one percent of the entire Ghanaian population...

Investment into tackling adolescent reproductive issues too little-Seake

Dr Atsu Godwin Seake-Kwawu, Ho Municipal Director of Health Services, has observed that investment into tackling adolescent reproductive issues was too little to make...