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World Vision Formally Hands Over Dambai-Cement CHPS Compound

World Vision International Ghana (WVIG), a Christian Non- Governmental Organisation has handed over a completed Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at...
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Having Swollen Legs is a Sign for Twins

Madam Mavis Amedzorku, Mid-wife in charge of Adaklu-Kodzobi Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound, has described as hollow the belief that pregnant women...
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare (left) exchanging pleasantries with Dr Baffour Awuah, Special Advisor to the Minister of Health, after the launch. With them is Mr Joao Paulo Magalhaes (middle), the Country Manager, Roche Product Ghana. Picture: EDNA ADU-SERWAA

National Guideline for Cancer Management in Ghana Launched

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the...
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Adomfe CHPS Compound Unveiled

The Asante-Akim South Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound for the people of Adomfe, a farming community in...
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Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
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Ghana Health Service sets up group to fix CHPS implementation challenges

The government of Ghana has shown commitment to making health care services accessible to rural population through its Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS)...
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Shortage of Midwives at CHPS Compounds – NGO

Serigu –Nyorkokor , Dr Michael Wombeogo, the Executive Director of the Participatory Action for Rural Development Alternatives (PARDA), a Non-Governmental Organization, has expressed worry...
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Tokwai-Odumase gets new CHPS compound

The people of Tokwai-Odumase, in the Asante-Akim South District, have taken steps to improve access to quality healthcare through the establishment of a Community-based...
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More communities need CHPS compounds built

Madam Victoria Darko, Project Director of Pregnancy Stress Foundation (PSF), a local NGO, complained about inadequate health facilities and professionals in these areas and...
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GHS and JICA project monitors maternal mortality

Antenatal care had increased to 60 per cent, skilled delivery to 70 per cent and postpartum/postnatal care (PNC) improved to 75 per cent,...

3,000 CHPS Compound Established So Far – GHS Director

He announced that already about 3,000 of the electoral areas had been covered as the nation made giant strides towards universal access to health...
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GHS call for community level participation in health care delvery

Dr Ebenezer Appiah- Denkyirah, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has disclosed that last year, over 1,000 mothers lost their lives in the...
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GHS appeals for community participation in health delivery

Dr Ebenezer Appiah Denkyirah, the Director-General Ghana Health Service (GHS), has called for collaboration with stakeholders at the community levels to achieve the purpose...

5 CHPS compound warned to pay rent or face ejection

Five of the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHIPS), created by the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Directorate of Health to offer quality health care to the...

Post Office turned to CHIPS compound

The chiefs and people of Obenimase, a farming community in the Asante-Akim Central Municipality, have taken the initiative to enhance their access to quality...

USA to strengthen Ghanaian health care system

As of September 21, 2014, the Ghanaian Ministry of Health has reported 16,613 cumulative cases of cholera and 130 deaths from 9 of the...
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Upper West Holds PM&E Quarterly review meeting

A network of independent Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Upper West region have held their quarterly Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) review meeting in...

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