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Techiman Director of Health Has Indicated a Decline in Maternal Mortality

The Techiman Municipal Health Directorate in the Brong-Ahafo Region has recorded a reduction in maternal mortality cases in 2018, Madam Florence Iddrisa, the Municipal...
Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare

GHS Poised To Address Maternal, Child Health And Nutrition Issues In Ghana

The Director-General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare, has announced that the Service would be holding its first National Maternal, Child Health...
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...
Samira Bawumia

Ghana’s Second Lady Launches GHS & JICA Booklet on Maternal and Child Health

An integrated health record booklet that seeks to significantly raise the quality of maternal and child healthcare has been launched in Cape Coast, by...
NHIS

Ghana’s maternal and infant health enhanced under NHIS

Mr Sebastian Alagpulinsa, the Upper East Regional Director of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Wednesday said the free maternal health policy by...
Maternal health

Model Mothers and Volunteers join the wagon in reducing maternal and infant mortality in...

“Before the intervention, many of us delivered at homes leading to birth complications. But now it is not so. Many of us through the...
Maternal health

Ghana Chalks Success in Maternal and Child Health

Threats to life in early childhood and to women during child birth in Ghana have gone down, according to preliminary reports released here on...
maternal death

UNFPA secures US$3.5 million to cut maternal mortality in Somalia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said Monday it has secured 3.5 million U.S. dollar grant for reduction of maternal mortality in Somalia. UNFPA Representative...

World Prematurity day observed in U/E

The Upper East Region on Friday marked the World Prematurity day at the Tanga-Poore Community in the Bongo District with a call on stakeholders,...

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...

MBFHI Project Boost Antenatal Care In Bongo

The Mother-Baby-Friendly Health Facility Initiative (MBFHI) project being piloted in forty-two communities in the Bongo District has led to increased visits to antenatal and...
NHIS

Gov’t of Ghana Pays Debt Own NHIS

Government has paid GH¢600 million to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), out of its total indebtedness to the scheme, which has improved...

NAS Builds Capacity Of Medical Technicians

The National Ambulance Service (NAS) has begun nationwide training to build the capacity of its emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to give professional care to...
HIV-and-AIDS

MMDAs Cautioned Against Misapplying HIV/AIDS Funds

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection. Mr. Mukaila Adamu of...
Breast Cancer

Rotary Club Organize Free Breast Screening For Market Women

The Rotary Club of Sekondi/Takoradi has organized a free screening exercise on breast lumps for more than 400 market women and other women's group...
Health Minister and Chief Representative of JICA flanked by officials of JICA and the Ghana Health Service

JICA Introduced in Ghana a Combined MCH Record Book

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support Ghana to improve Continuum of Care through introduction of combined Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Record...
health

Using Visual Communication to Promote and Behavioural Change for Maternal-Infant Health

One of the major barriers to accessing quality health care being it either maternal or infant health care or any health issue is the...

Maternal and neonatal tetanus eradicated in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has officially confirmed the complete eradication of maternal and neonatal tetanus in the country. The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has thus become...

Mothers’ Day: Mrs. Akufo-Addo Seeks Support to Lessen Maternal Deaths

The First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo’s Mothers’ Day message highlighted the strides left to be made in order to reduce child and maternal mortality to acceptable...
immunization

Immunization In Asokore-Mampong Rising Steadily

The Asokore-Mampong Municipality has been recording poor immunization coverage - ranked the lowest nationwide. In year 2014, it achieved 26 per cent coverage, rising to...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Expectant Mothers Encouraged To Heed Counsel Of Medical Practitioners

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu on Wednesday encouraged expectant mothers to heed the counsel of medical practitioners on newly born babies to help reduce...
USAID/Ghana Mission Director Andy Karas meets with former victims of child labor and trafficking in Moree. These are now anti-child labor advocates, with support from USAID. Credit: Yooku Ata-Bedu, USAID/Ghana

Central, Western Regions Fortified By USAID Projects

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ghana Mission Director, Andrew Karas, traveled to the Central and Western Regions from March 27-31 to...

NGO Supports Three Health Facilities in Fighting Maternal & Infant Mortality

A Non Governmental Organization, Savana Signatures (Save Sign) has widened its scope to fight maternal and infant mortality by supporting 33 health facilities in...

3000 Distress Pregnant Women Get Relief

Vodafone Ghana Foundation, in partnership with Divine Mother and Child Foundation, has brought relief to more than 3000 distressed pregnant women.   The relief, which came...

Mothers Hood Foundation Support Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Hospital

Mothers Hood Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization, concerned with the health needs of mothers and children, has donated items worth over GHC4, 000 cedis to...
Ghana-healthcare

MMDA’s Entreated To Scale Up CHPS Compounds in E/R

Dr Charity Sarpong, Eastern Regional Health Director, has appealed to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to help scale up Community Health and...

20 Maternal Deaths Were Recorded Bawku Hospital

The Bawku Presbyterian hospital in the Upper East Region has recorded 20 maternal deaths in the past two years.Statistics from the maternity department of...
abortion

Campaign To Reduce Unsafe Abortion Intensified In B/A

The campaign to substantially reduce unsafe abortion, particularly among young women in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has intensified. This is being spearheaded by Global Hands on...
maternal

Lady of Grace Hospital Records Zero Maternal Mortality

Zero Maternal Mortality was recorded at our Lady of Grace Hospital (OLGH), Breman Asikuma in 2016 as against two in 2015 and two in...

U/E Region: Maternal, Neonatal Care Improves

The introduction of a Mother Baby Friendly Health Facility Initiative(MBFHI) has improved neonatal care and reduced neonatal deaths among children between zero- to-one week...