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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...
Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service In Ashanti Region To Replace OPV With IPV

The Ghana Health Service in the Ashanti Region is replacing all Oral administered Polio Vaccine with inject-able Ones. The Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) ...
Red Cross

UE: Ghana Red Cross Society Expands MNCH Project

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has scaled up its Maternal, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project to cover the Talensi and Pusiga Districts...
Red Cross

Northern Region: Red Cross Starts MNCH Project

A Mother, New-born and Child Health (MNCH) project has begun to contribute to reducing maternal and child mortality in four districts in the Northern...
Ghana Medical Association (GMA)

60th Anniversary Celebrations of GMA Launched

Dr Frank Ankobea, the President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Wednesday, said the future was bright for the organisation in spite of...
Mrs Samira Bawumia in veil launching the "Safe Delivery project" in Salaga

Mrs. Bawumia Unveils ‘The Safe Delivery Project’ in East Gonja

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, on Thursday launched ‘The Safe Delivery Project’ in the East Gonja Municipality, aimed at helping reduce maternal and...
Ghana Health Service

GHS advises the Ghanaian public against cholera

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday cautioned the public to ensure cholera is prevented since Ghana will be getting to the peak season...
Ghana Health Service

Starting 1st June GHS will Begin using IPV

The Ghana Health Service will from the 1st of June this year introduce the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) at the various child health clinics The...
Ghana Health Service

GHS put in-place measures to tackle tropical diseases

The fight to control and eradicate skin-related neglected tropical diseases has been given added momentum by the acquisition of a fleet of vehicles and...
malaria

Ghana records successes in malaria resistance management

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday said a major boost to its malaria control efforts has been made with the introduction of the...
family planning

Central Region: Poor Counselling Affecting Family Planning

The Central Regional Technical Working Group on Family Planning on Tuesday identified lack of proper counselling by some service providers as one of the...
Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare

GHS is committed to Ghana’s Universal health Coverage programme

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has reiterated the commitment of the Health Service to lead the country to...
Monkeypox disease

Private Hospitals in Ghana Charged to Report Disease Outbreaks Promptly

Private health facilities have been urged to promptly alert the Ghana Health Services of any strange diseases or unfamiliar health cases that are reported...
From right; Dr. Koku Awoonor, Director Policy Planning Monitoring Evaluation Ghana Health Service; Dr. Anthony Ansiah-Asare, Director General Ghana Health Service; Melinda Tabler-Stone, Deputy Chief of Mission USAID; Sungsoo Kim, His Excellency the Ambassador of Korean; Mr. Kelvin Ntiamoah-Sarpong Representative of Sumsung Electronics

Ghana Health Service and Other Institutions Collaborate

The Ghana Health Service has entered into collaboration with global telecommunication giant Samsung and Good Neighbors International, a Korean-based humanitarian organization to deploy tablet...
Dr. Nicholas Kanlisi, Rep of Columbia University (second from right) hands over keys of the seven cars to Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, Director General (DG) of Ghana Health Service (third from right). Looking on are Dr. Gloria Quansah, Deputy DG and Dr. Koku Awoonor Director PPME

Ghana Health Service Assisted with seven Cars

The Ghana Health Service has taken delivery of seven brand-new Standard Toyota Hilux Double Cabin Pick-ups to support the implementation of the National Program...
Healthcare Delivery

GHS Moves Away From Manual Registry To Digital To Enhance Healthcare Delivery

In the wake of using modern information technology to address the hurdles in the health sector, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has received 2,590...
CHPS Compound provided by USAID/KOICA at Lotako

USAID & KOICA Commended for Four CHPS Compounds

The Director General (DG) of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has commended United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Systems for Health...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare Director General of Ghana Health Service

Ghana Health Service to use ICT to expand health service

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare says the Ghana Health Service has resolved to make the adoption and application...

CRS launch projects to impact well-being of underprivileged

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has launched two projects in health to positively impact on the well-being of 10...
Source: 2018 Budget.

IMANI’s Review Of Ghana’s 2018 Budget

INTRODUCTION Ghana’s Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori- Atta presented his second budget to Parliament on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The 2018 budget broadly aims at...
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Ghana At Point Of Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

Ghana has made significant strides and reached stages for the elimination of neglected tropical diseases, Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director, Public Health Division of...
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GHS warns against illegal charges at health facilities

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says some staff of health facilities in the country are charging patients and pregnant women illegall fees which do...
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GHS Spends Over 90% Of Its Budget On Salaries – SEND GHANA

SEND GHANA's report has shown that, over 90% of government's budgetary allocations for the health sector is spent on salary payments annually. The report...

GHS Starts Assessment on BFHI in ER

The Eastern Regional Health directorate has undertaken assessment of 30 facilities including hospitals, health centres, private maternity homes and CHPS compounds to be designated...
malnutrition

Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo launches girls’ nutrition programme

As part of efforts to reduce the high prevalence of anaemia among girls, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the Girls’ Iron and Folic...
HIV-and-AIDS

GHS Scales Up On HIV Testing Services in Special Clinics

In order to achieve the 90-90-90 target in the HIV and AIDS response, the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has moved to make HIV testing...
Ridge Hospital

Ridge Hospital detaining nursing mothers

The newly refurbished Ridge Hospital in Accra is attracting more patients, which was the desired objective and to reduce the pressure on other facilities...

GHS Audit Committee inaugurated

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) Audit Committee was inaugurated with a call on members to guide the Service to operate best practices in Public...
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GHS considers scaling-up telemedicine initiative to other regions

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is considering scaling-up the Tele medicine initiative to cover other regions in the country after a successful pilot in...

Med Lab Technicians demand fairer wages

COALITION OF CHEATED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS GHS/MOH MUST ACT TIMELY TO FORESTALL INDUSTRIAL ACTION The Coalition of Cheated Medical Laboratory Technicians is made up of Technical...

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