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Baah Wadieh urges researchers to keep confidentiality of respondents

Mr Baah Wadieh, Acting Government Statistician has urged field officers for this year’s Ghana Maternal survey to protect the confidentiality of respondent’s information during...
Sanitation and Environment -Accra suburb SANITATION - Is lunch ready yet -Accra, Ghana (By (By K.Danso, Mar.2005)

Ghana requires $160 million to combat poor sanitation

Much of the huge investment would have to sink in deepening public engagement and education, awareness creation and advocacy geared towards changing people’s attitude...

Namibia to play important role in regional malaria-free strategy

This was said at the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) recently, when they commended the adoption of a comprehensive new roadmap to eliminate malaria...
SDG

World Vision Ghana hosts national citizens hearing

Dubbed: “National Citizens’ Hearing,” the event provides a unique platform and opportunity for dialogue between citizens, representatives of civil society organisations,...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama speaks at the Sustainable Development Summit at United Nations headquarters in New York on Sept. 27, 2015.(Xinhua/Li Muzi)

President Mahama talks about ?dumsor?, job creation & development at UN Summit

The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama has identified goal number 2 and 7 of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as...
Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira

Upper East receive applauds for improved maternal and child health

In the count down to the September 2015 end-line for the MDGs, the Upper East Region has produced some of the best indicators in...

Ghana vulnerable to climate change – UN Official

Speaking at the launch of Ghana's Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 2015 Report ahead that of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Christine Evans-Clock, UN Resident...
A local resident carries barrels of water on his motorbike in Baringo, northwest Kenya, March 12, 2015. Residents of Baringo county are experiencing extreme cases of hunger as a result of the long periods of drought in Kenya. According to Kenya's Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru, a total of 1.6 million people in arid and semi-arid parts of Kenya are in danger of dying as a result of hunger. (Xinhua/Simbi Kusimba)

AU calls for partnership in improving water supply in Africa

This came on Monday during an event dubbed "Partnership meeting for implementing the African Water Vision 2025" at the AU Headquarters in Ethiopia's capital...
Millennium Development Goals

UN says unattained Millennium development goals will still be realized

The United Nations will carry the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of eight anti-poverty targets to be reached by...
hunger

Djibouti achieved MDG on fight against hunger

Djibouti is among the seven African countries that have achieved Millenium Development Goal (MDG) and the targets of the World Food Summit regarding the...
UNFPA

UNFPA hands over forklifts, vehicles to the Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency of Ethiopia

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday handed over 9 forklifts and 4 vehicles to the Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) at a...

Government advised to find effective ways of financing sustainable development goals

George Osei-Bimpeh, SEND-GHANA?s Country Director has urged government to find innovative and domestic driven ways of financing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the framework...
A lady in search of water.

Ghana said to be attaining MDG for water

Ghana is on track towards achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for water, however progress towards the achievement of the target for sanitation remains...

Global hand washing day marked at Manso-Datano

The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) global hand washing day has been marked at Manso-Datano in the Amansie-West District with a call for a more...

Complementary Basic Education Programme Begins In 2 Regions

A total of 7,125 out of school children from the Upper West and Brong Ahafo Regions have been enrolled unto the Complementary Basic Education...
Jos? Graziano da Silva

63 developing countries have reached MDG on hunger

Global peace and sustainable development cannot be achieved without ending hunger, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director-General Jos? Graziano da Silva told participants at...
Mr Antwi-Bosiako Sekyere

Public Health Nurses Commended For Working Hard

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Antwi-Bosiako Sekyere, has called on all citizens to ensure good sanitation practices to help curb the cholera outbreak. This was...

My Report Card To Gov Obiano On Monday

HIS EXCELLENCY, Sir, I have tried on many occassions to get to your attention many things that are going good and those going wrong but all...

SEND-GHANA launches maternal health report

SEND-GHANA will today, Wednesday 30th April, 2014, launch a health research report titled "Halting Needless Death of Women: The Need for Priority Investment in...

Ghana May Not Attain MDG Target On Sanitation

?...due to poor waste management - NGO By Francis Tandoh ACCRA, Sept. 27 ? Ghana may not attain its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on sanitation due...

Mahama And Kufuor Reflect Over Ghana

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on President John Mahama at his official residence in New York, USA. A statement issued by the Flagstaff...

Anambra State Pursues Meeting MDG goals

HE Gov. Peter Obi today presented cheques to mission primary schools with a view to supporting accelerated education. ?The event took place at the...

Ghana’s Maternal Mortality Rate Reduced

The Minister of Health, Sherry Hanny Ayittey, has revealed that maternal mortality rate reduced from 740 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 503...

Is Ghana Meeting the MDG Goals?

7th January 2013 Today, Monday 7th January 2013, is a red letter day in the annals of Ghana as Ghanaians await the inauguration and swearing...

Ghana may not achieve MDG 5.

Ghana may miss achieving the Millennium Development Goal target of reducing Maternal Mortality rate to 185 to 100,000 live births by 2015, a report...

Abia Gets N1.2 From MDG

Abia state will be benefitting N1.2 billion in 2012 under the conditional grants scheme of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG).Senior special Assistant to the...
Prof Kwame Acheampong

Ghana will not achieve MDG on education

Ghana will not achieve universal basic education by year 2015 as originally targeted, says a Senior Policy Analyst at the United Nations Educational, Scientific...

Handwashing is crucial to enable Ghana attain sanitation MDG.

The effectiveness of sanitation facilities will only be multiplied if it is complimented by a crucial handwashing component, says, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Second Lady...

Ghanaian CSO?s call for more state support to meet MDG on sanitation

by Justice Lee Adoboe ACCRA, -- Members of Ghana?s Coalition of NGOs on Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) believe government needs to show more commitment in...

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