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education

Initiative to promote education of adolescent girls launched at UN

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Ireland's UN mission on Tuesday organized a high-level event to launch "The Drive for Five" initiative, which aims to spur "five transformative actions" to...
clean cook-stove

World Bank to support clean cook-stove initiative in western coast of Ghana

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The World Bank, in partnership with some international oil companies (IOCs), is supporting the development of the National Clean Cooking Strategy to serve as...

Attitudinal change is vital to protect the environment – Minister

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Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), has called on journalists to intensify efforts on societal attitudinal change as...

Abantu moves to increase women’s participation in local governance

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In Ghana, women representation in local governance has continuously remained very low; as they failed to attain the 30% UN recommended minimum threshold in...
Ken Ofori Atta

Government pledges to maintain fiscal discipline in 2020 Election

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Following is the full text of 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy, under the theme, “Consolidating the Gains for Growth, Jobs and Prosperity...
hunger

FAO calls for stronger actions to achieve Zero Hunger

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has underscored the urgent need for stronger actions in order to make healthy diets accessible...
water

Ghana government tasked to double-up efforts to achieve SDG 6

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Ghana as a country has been challenged to double up efforts in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 which requires that...
csos agenda

An ambitious roadmap is needed to deliver Agenda 2030 – CSOs

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The Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has called on government to set a more ambitious roadmap and identify practical...
Kwashiorkor

FAO launches project to support government’s malnutrition fight

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As part of efforts to reduce malnutrition in women and children, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched the “Support to Reduction in...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

SDGs Sub-Platform Coalition Campaigns for Universal health Coverage

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The Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Sub-platform Coalition on ensuring healthy lives and wellbeing has urged the Government to ensure that no one was left...
Rehabillation Water

Over 200,000 Ghanaians Will Benefit from Peri-Urban and Rural Water Supply

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Cabinet has approved the implementation of peri-urban and rural water supply project in 450 locations in Volta, Eastern, Greater Accra and Ashanti regions. The water...
WASH Budget

Ghana risks missing SDG-6 targets due to low financing

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Ghana stood the risk of missing out on the Sustainable Development Goal –Six (SDG-6 ) targets due to low financing for the sector, Civil...
WASH Budget

Government advised to devote more funds to sanitation and water

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The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on the government to increase budgetary allocation towards Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)...
Rural Water Sanitation Hygiene (RWASH)

Ghana to partner NGOs in rural water, sanitation provision

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Ghana is ready to partner Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the provision of water and sanitation services in rural areas, Deputy Minister for Sanitation...
Maternal health

Ghana’s Primary Health Care Needs Reinforcement

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Mother's Day is a celebration to honour mothers; celebrate motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Many individuals and families use...
Sanitation Education

Ga East Basic Schools Sanitation Clubs Launched

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The Ga East Municipal Assembly is taking new steps to address the huge sanitation challenge of the Municipality by shifting from the traditional paradigm,...

Best Farmer in Wa East describes award as motivation

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Mr. Salia Issah, a native of Loggu Community has been crowned the Wa East District Best Farmer for 2017 on the occasion of the...

Ghana observe World Prematurity day with global community

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Ghana on November 17 joined the global community to observe the World Prematurity day. A premature baby is a baby born earlier, before the...
open defecation

Pupils Re-echo end to open defecation

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Hundreds of school Pupils in the Cape Coast Metropolis on Sunday defied their usual church service and marched through the principal streets to re-echo...
vodafone

Vodafone Partners GSS For Improve Lives

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Vodafone Ghana has partnered the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) to launch a not-for-profit initiative aimed at using mobile-derived customer insights to make better predictions...
open-defecation

Ghana Urged To Eradicate Pan Latrines And KVIP

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Mrs Cynthia Prah, National Information Officer; United Nations Information Centre, on Friday called on government to ensure that pan latrines and KVIP’s are completely...
Noguchi Memorial Institute

Ghanaians Urged To Adopt Scientific Measures

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Professor Kwadwo Koram, the Former Director of Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, said Ghanaians must examine their beliefs in the context of...
Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

Ghana Gov’t Asked To Increase Taxes On Tobacco, Alcohol

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Mr Labram Musah, the Programmes Director of Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) has called on government to increase taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary...
healthcare

Ministry Of Health Constitute Committee To Implement Healthcare Strategy

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The Ministry of Health has constituted a National Quality Technical Committee to ensure the implementation of the National Quality Healthcare Strategy within the respective...
malaria

Divine Group Supports Rural Communities With Quality Healthcare

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Divine Group International Foundation, an Accra-based humanitarian organisation focusing on healthcare and evangelism in deprived communities, has screened 3,500 inhabitants of the Upper West...
Vivo Energy on Wednesday held its annual Safety Day to focus on safety at work.?

HESAG Emphazise On Decent Work And Economic Growth

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Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG), Ghana’s premiere health and safety policy institute, would be holding a stakeholders’ seminar to herald this year’s World Day...

INSPYA Celebrate Easter With Hope Faith Orphanage

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Inspiring Youth Achievement (INSPYA) Ghana and Starting Now Ghana, both non-governmental organisations, have partnered to entertain children at the Hope Faith Orphanage Home in...