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climate change

UN urges educational module to advance climate change mindfulness in Africa

The UN Environment on Tuesday called for the revision of education curriculum in Africa to promote climate change awareness among the youth. Richard Munang, UN...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

UNDP Expert Calls for Awareness Creation on SDGs for Growth

Mr. Kordzo Sedegah, an Economics Specialist of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has advised the media to feature prominently in their reportage issues...
Glaucoma

Sekyere East Starts Glaucoma Awareness Campaign

The Sekyere East District Health Directorate together with the Effiduase Government Hospital and the District Assembly, is embarking on a district-wide outreach campaign to...
Gender Centre for Empowering Development (GenCED)

Gender Rights Fights Must Come with More Awareness Campaign

Mrs Comfort Asare, Director, Gender Department of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called for more awareness creation and sensitization of...
Cervial cancer participants at the programme

Bolgatanga: testimonial praiz educates public on cervical cancer

Testimonial Praiz, a non-denominational group in partnership with some medical team from the Bolgatanga Regional hospital has organised a Cervical Cancer awareness campaign for...
cervical cancer screening exercise

CCAGH To Raise Awareness On Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Ghana. Despite the numerous deaths, it is one of the few cancers...
open-defecation

Ghana Urged To Eradicate Pan Latrines And KVIP

Mrs Cynthia Prah, National Information Officer; United Nations Information Centre, on Friday called on government to ensure that pan latrines and KVIP’s are completely...
Fossil-fuels-burning

WBCSD Launch Campaign To Create Demand For Sustainable Fuels

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched below50 initiative hubs in North America, South...
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Ghana Gov’t Asked To Increase Taxes On Tobacco, Alcohol

Mr Labram Musah, the Programmes Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) has called on government to increase taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary...
Namibia

Namibia to raise awareness on pangolin trade

Namibia's environmental organizations have embarked on an outreach initiative to protect pangolins following a marked increase in illegal capture, killing and trade of pangolins...
kdua004 Plaques bearing health works and breast cancer survivors in a float on the principal street of Koforidua

Koforidua: Many Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Exercise

Thousands of residents of Koforidua trooped to the streets of the New Juaben Municipality to participate in the walk for the breast cancer awareness...
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Health Institutions Asked to Step Up Awareness on Communicable Diseases

Ghanaian healthcare providers have been asked to scale up public education on non-communicable diseases, which keep surging and fast becoming a huge challenge to...
albino

Namibia supports Albinism awareness through song

The Support in Namibia of Albinism Sufferers Requiring Assistance (SINASRA) in efforts to raise awareness and understanding of Albinism sufferers in the country, recently...

MMDCES Appointment: NORSAAC Commends President Addo

The Northern Sector Action on Awareness Creation (NORSAAC), has expressed its gratitude to President Nana Akufo-Addo for nominating 36 women out of the 216...
Older persons advocate against depression

Older persons advocate against depression in Kenya

PEG: Older campaigners mobilise on World Health Day (7 April) to raise awareness of depression in older age. Age Demands Action’s older campaigners in Kenya...

That Time Of The Month

I recall how Nana Ama; our teacher, would groan in pain in class whenever it's that time of her month. We were not bothered by...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

UN refugee agency spreads awareness about dangers of crossing to Yemen

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday launched a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing the Gulf of Aden and...
Breast Cancer

Cancer Society Of Ghana Marks World Cancer Day

The Cancer Society of Ghana, has called for increased awareness education about the leading cancer risk factors, such as tobacco, alcohol, environmental, unhealthy diet,...

Public Urged To Support Autism And Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Givers Never Lack (GNL), a foundation promoting the cause of autism and cerebral palsy awareness, has requested for assistance to facilitate its public education...

Odebrecht observes prostate cancer awareness

Odebrecht-Ghana, a leading construction and engineering company, has organized a prostate cancer screening and education programme for staff members to mark the Prostate Cancer...

Tigo staff celebrate ‘Pink Friday’ to climax breast cancer awareness month

Employees of Tigo, CIMG Telecom Company of the Year, climaxed their 2016 Breast Cancer fund raising and awareness campaign with a buffet lunch. Led...

GIS solicits support for mental health

The 45th annual PTA sponsored walk, which attracted over 1000 participants, made up of students, parents and teachers, started at Kitase in the Akuapem...
Prostate cancer

Let’s Make September Father’s Day A National Prostate Day

As the month of September is celebrated globally as prostate cancer awareness month, the Men’s Health Foundation Ghana, being the National Peak body...
Wildlife Division

Mangabey Awareness Day to be Observed in Accra

The Day is a worldwide event that aims to raise global awareness regarding the plight of the poorly understood primate, the mangabey. ...
EPA

EPA says management of chemicals must come with capacity building

This, he explained, was prevalent because emerging economies often cannot afford the necessary controls and surveillance, saying there is the need to build capacity...
Students and Staff participating in the programme

NHIS to deepen awareness in Upper East

The Scheme would also conduct regular stakeholder engagements to enhance the knowledge of clients, service providers and the general public. ...

Nigeria calls for more stakeholders’ engagement on capital market

Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun, made the call when stakeholders in the market, led by the Chairman of Capital Market Master Plan Council, visited...

Lupus has been a silent killer in Ghana

“Lupus has been a mystery and a silent killer in our society for a long time. OYEMAM believes that the time to give it...

Ghana needs policy on cerebral palsy – Dr Victor Asare Bampoe

“Having a national dialogue about cerebral palsy will go a long way to help Ghana have a favourable policy especially for children with the...

Increase Public Education On Breast Cancer

This comes amid reports that the rate of cancer cases among young women was growing. It is estimated that, 50–70 women out of every 100,000...