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Northern region shows 10% decline in Open defecation

Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister, has said Open Defecation (OD) rate in the Northern Region currently stands at 56.8 per cent, which...
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Agbogbloshie e-waste and open defecation top on government agenda

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that the construction of a state-of-the-art recycling facility at Agbogbloshie will commence in April. The move, he said...
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Asutifi North Assembly Fights Open Defecation by Building Community Toilets

The Asutifi North District Assembly, Brong-Ahafo Region, is constructing aqua-privy toilets for residents of Kensere and Kwadwo Adaekrom, cocoa growing communities in the District,...
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Dodi Papase School Children Rise Up Against Open Defecation

Hundreds of basic school pupils in Dodi Papase in the Kadjebi District of the Volta Region have taken the campaign against open defecation to...
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Kufuor Camp heavily burdened by Open defecation problems

The residents of Kufuor camp, a farming community, near Atronie in the Sunyani Municipality defecate in bushes because of lack of a public toilet...
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Stronger cooperation suggested to end Open defecation

Ms Margeret Gwada, the Chief of Field Office, UNICEF Ghana, has said the pledge to end open defecation in the Upper East, Upper West...
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World Vision International supports schools in Garu-Tempane

World Vision International (WVI) has supported 10 basic schools at Kpikpira, in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region with hand washing materials...

Most Ghanaians See Open Defecation Very Normal

Open defecation persists in Ghana despite continuous education about its effect on society because many Ghanaians consider the practice as a “normal” way of...
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N/R: More Than 30 NGOs Battle Open Defecation

File Image The Mion district of the Northern Region tops others with the least percentage of residents who defecate in the open with Tamale metro...
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Artistes Joins the wagon towards open defecation abolition

The project, dubbed: “Let’s Talk Shit,” would give artistes the opportunity to come up with artistic art works that would project the actual situation...
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Open Defecation a key sanitation problem in C/R

Without mentioning those OD free communities, he said the practice was one of the key sanitation problems in the Region, but indicated efforts were being made...
Julius Debrah,Minister for Local Government and Rural Development

Ministry to strengthen sanitation by-laws

Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Nii Lantey Vanderpuje has disclosed that government has secured a Hundred Million Dollar facility from some...
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Biakoye district finds it tough to end open defecation

Much effort, time and patience would be needed to move many households in Open Defecation endemic communities in the Biakoye district in the Volta...

The practice of free range deeply rooted in Nigeria

Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Bwari branch, Yakubu Adamu, has called for the provision of functional public toilets and provision of...

Upper Manya Krobo District no longer defecate openly

Eight communities in the Upper Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region have attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. The communities are Kumakuma, Takorase, Korliete, Sekesua...

By 2014 Akatsi-North Will Achieve No Open Defecation

Open defecation may be a thing of the past in communities across the Akatsi-North District of the Volta Region by 2014, according targets of...

Using Taboos Open Defecation Could Be Stopped

Mr Benjamin Arthur, Executive Secretary, Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has appealed to traditional authorities to use traditional values and custom...

Upper East, West To Be Free Of Open Defecation By 2014

District Assemblies in the Upper East and the Upper West Regions have pledged to work assiduously to declare their Districts Open Defecation Free (ODF)...

Daily Open Defecation Hits Over 5.7 million In Ghana

In just two years it will be time for reckoning, when countries belonging to the United Nations gather to compare notes on how they...

CONIWAS Says Open defecation killing Ghanaians

Acting Vice Chairman of the Coalition of non- governmental organizations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), Mr. Farouk Braimah, has noted that  the inability...

The ‘Free Range’ System Of Defecation In U/E To End By 2014

Mr Mark Woyongo, outgoing Upper East Regional Minister, has said the Regional authorities would ensure that estate developers present their building plans with provisions...

UN Rank Nigeria Among Top 5 Countries That Defecate In The Open

The United Nations on Monday in Abuja ranked Nigeria among top five countries in the world with the largest number of people defecating in...

Authorities threaten to close down two Asante-Akim South schools over defecation

The Asante-Akim South District Directorate of Education, has threatened to close down two schools at Dwendwenase near Banso if persistent defecation in the classrooms...