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Court slap heavy fines on two people for various sanitation offences

The Ashaiman Cirrcuit Court presided over by Justice Gabriel Mate-Teye has convicted two persons to fines or in in default, spend six months in...

Access to water should be considered as a fundamental right- Tefle Chief

Ghana as a country has attained 60 years; yet has woefully failed to prioritize the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector which is critical...
Namibia

Namibia promotes safe menstrual health, hygiene

The Namibian government, together with the United Nations, hosted the first Menstrual Health and Hygiene Day for Namibia on Monday. The event, in Gobabis, 200...
global Menstrual Hygiene

CEO for TLG Foundation advice girls on menstrual hygiene

The Touching Lives of Girls (TLG) Foundation has outlined the importance of parents and school counsellors in counselling adolescent girls on hygiene during menstruation...
nutrition

Parents receive education on nutrition and hygiene

Madam Naomi Ahortor, a Senior Nursing Officer in Public Health on Nutrition and Food Management has said the human body needed essential nutritional substances...

Water Aid desires funding for WASH

Mr Mohammed Abdul Nashiru, Country Director, for Water Aid, Ghana has called on government to increase financial budgetary support for Water, Hygiene and Sanitation...
menstrual health

Over Hundred Girls Menstrual Hygiene Education Enhanced

A durbar on health and menstrual hygiene has been organised for more than 1,000 girls in Volta Region to help the youngsters stay in...
There is no cure or vaccine for the virus, but improved hygiene is thought to help control its spread

Health mediators undergo hygiene and sanitation training

Maisha Ghana, a non-governmental organisation based in Kasoa in the Central Region, has held a training workshop for community health mediators to help improve...

Food service operators educated on FDA regulations

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) as part of its activities to ensure safer food especially during Christmas season, on Monday held a stakeholder...

UNICEF secures US$3 million to help drought-hit children in Somalia

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Monday it has received 3 million U.S. dollars for its ongoing lifesaving work for women and children hit...

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...

Developing Countries With High Unemployment Rate At Risk

Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for National Equity, a non-profit making organisation has stated that unemployment was a time-bomb that could blast...
open defecation

African Countries Moving Back And Forth On Open Defecation

Madam Anne Mutta, Multi Country Programme Manager, Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All (SSH4A), a Non-Governmental Organization has said that Ghana needs a strong...

Namibia kick starts 2017 Hygiene Promotion Month

The City of Windhoek municipality in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Namibia Red Cross Society kick started a health campaign on...
NHIS

Public urged to make NHIS workable through environmental cleanliness

Health Insurance card bearers and the public have been advised to use environmental cleanliness as a tool to promote the aims and objectives of...

NGO to spearheads sanitation and hygiene programme

The Voice for Change (V4C) programme has been launched at Kasoa in the Awutu-Senya East Municipality of the Central Region with a call on...
UNESCO

UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...
Portable drinking water

Minister for Water Urged To Commission Cape Coast Water Project

Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister for Water Resources and Sanitation, has reiterated government’s determination to ensure the sustainable management of water and sanitation...

15 Basic School in U/E Receive Free Bicycles

World Bicycle Relief in partnership with World Vision International (WVI), have donated 3,000 brand new bicycles free of charge to fifteen basic schools in...
WaterAid Ghana

Water Aid Ghana Increase Water Access In 5 Districts

The Intervention by Water Aid Ghana, has led to an increased access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in five districts across the...
some of the WASH Ambassadors in a local radio station studios

Shama Model JHS crowned champions in WASH schools quiz

Shama Model JHS beats five other schools in the JHS category while Half-Assini Methodist Primary School in the Jomoro District also emerged winners in...
Sanitation and Environment -Accra suburb SANITATION - Is lunch ready yet -Accra, Ghana (By (By K.Danso, Mar.2005)

Canada Assists Ghana’s Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Project

A statement from the High Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said “RUSHING uses a private-sector-led approach to increase...

Ghanaians Urged To Ensure Access To Sanitation Facilities In All Households

WASH partners in the region have argued that the lack of improved household toilets to stop open defecation coupled with failure to wash hands...
Photo Credit: Yooku Ata-Bedu, USAID/Ghana

USAID and Rotary International Strives to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Rotary International signed an agreement on August 23 at the U. S. Embassy in Accra,...
wash

Political parties asked to uphold promise to improving WASH policies

The parties were of the view that prioritising WASH programmes in their respective manifestoes would improve the health and education sectors of the country’s...

Unemployed Hygiene Graduates to be Absorbed by YEA

The nurses at the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations on Monday Graduates of the School of Hygiene will have to enrol onto the...

Graduates of Hygiene School Demands Jobs From Government

Over 200 graduates of the School of Hygiene on Monday picketed at the premises of the Employment Ministry to demand postings. The graduates say they have...
School children bearing placards at this year's World Toilet Day event in the Upper East Regon.

Basic schools match against open defecation

The event which took place at Tongo in the Talensi District was organized by World Vision Ghana (WVG) in collaboration with the Talensi District...
FDA

Transport owners should discourage drug peddling in buses

Stakeholders at a public forum and media interaction in Wa have appealed to transport unions to charged drivers who allow drug peddlers to advertise...

Sanitation challenges must be dealt with through partnership

Stakeholders in the sanitation sector, have identified partnership among the private sector, the government and the development partners as key to dealing with the...

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