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Edem Wages War Against Open Defecation.

Ghana's finest rapper Edem has taken another giant step by launching an end year festival dubbed: “Edemfest”. The event which was launched in Accra is...

Global Handwashing Day: Ghanaians advised to adopt the hand washing practice.

Ghanaians have been advised to regard hand washing with soap as priority in order to avoid a wide range of illnesses including cholera and...

SEND Ghana And UNICEF Collaborates To Give Voice To Ghanaians

The constitution of Ghana and other key legislations mandate government to give Ghanaians the opportunity to participate in governance at the national, regional and...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...
Madam E. Offeibea Baddoo

Make rights of children a top priority – UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ghana, has urged journalists to protect and promote the rights of children through ethical reporting. Madam E. Offeibea Baddoo,...
Prof Kwame Karikari (3rd right) in a group photo with participants at the workshop

Ghana Requires intensive approach towards handling child protection

Professor Kwame Karikari, Dean, School of Communications Studies, Wisconsin International University College, has called for concerted efforts for child protection. He said there was the...
UNICEF

Policy makers urged to focus on social inequality – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for policy makers to focus priority effort on ensuring that there is fair and even distribution...
Children playing football in the rain.

Unicef, South Korea sign US$10 million program to benefit children in NE Uganda

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and South Korea have signed a 10 million U.S. dollar program to provide water, sanitation and hygiene services...

Convicted juveniles must be close to parents – Professor

Professor Robin Walker Sterling, Law Consultant, University of Ghana, has underscore the need for the establishment of remand homes for juvenile offenders in all...

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...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

TMA tops Ghana District League Table

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) took the first position on this year’s Ghana District League Table, with a score of 80, the highest score...
Education

Ghana marks World Children’s Day

Africa’s youth have called on governments to create the enabling environment where they could get quality education and contribute to development. They also urged the...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

GES, UNICEF Launch Menstrual Hygiene Management

The Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with UNICEF has launched a Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) communication materials and website to educate pupils, especially...
breastfeeding

Ghana Health Service Pilots MBFHI To Improve Maternal Health

The Mother Baby Friendly Health Facility Initiative project (MBFHI) being piloted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in four districts of the Upper East...

Binduri District Assembly Fail To Meet Revenue Target

The Binduri District Assembly in the Upper East Region has failed to meet its revenue target of GHC7,304,526.57 and instead generated only 20.3 per...
Ghana District League Table 2014 launched by Deputy Local Government Minister, Nii Lantey Vanderpuje

MMDA’S Asked To Participate In District League Table Arrangements

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, the Head of Local Service, has called on the Regional Co-ordinating Councils and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to participate...

Tigo Ghana Grabs 2 Awards

Telecom operator, Tigo Ghana, at the weekend won the ‘CSR Award for Education and ‘CSR Partnership Initiative of the Year at the 7th Ghana...
World Vision

World Vision Calls For Free Birth Registration

World Vision Ghana(WVG) has underscored the need for the Government of Ghana and the International Community to initiate pragmatic policies and programmes geared towards...
MTN Marries UNICEF

MTN Marries UNICEF to Address Health & Social Issues in Ghana

MTN Ghana and has taken another giant step by signing a memorandum of understanding to renew its partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...
CWSA, UNICEF

CWSA, UNICEF & others move to avert the untimely death of 4,000 children in...

In Ghana 4,000 children die annually from diarrheal, pneumonia, and other infectious diseases as a result of poor sanitation. More so, the country loses about...
UNICEF

UNICEF charge citizens to help preach hand washing

Mr David Duncan, the Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has called on stakeholders to help...
United Nation

Use of children as suicide bombers in Nigeria worries UN

Boko Haram insurgency in the North East of Nigeria has imposed profound physical, emotional and developmental impacts on children and remains a source of...
UNICEF

UNICEF’s Performance Based Funding to MMDAs Commended

Amidu Chinnia Issahaku, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister has commended the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for basing its funding of Metropolitan, Municipal and...
mothers

NGO proposes six-months leave for nursing mothers

The Integrated Youth Needs and Welfare (NTYON), a Non-Governmental Organisation in the Upper East Region has called for the extension of maternity leave from...
Africa child marriage

UER opinion leaders charge to end child marriages

Mr Rockson Bukari, the Upper East Regional Minister, has called on traditional and religious leaders to work assiduously towards ending child and forced marriages...
UNICEF

UNICEF Evaluates Mother- Baby-Friendly Project in Upper East

A UNICEF Team of health experts and consultants are in the Upper East Region to assess the implementation of the Mother-Baby-Friendly Health Facility Initiatives...
Mrs. Georgina Amidu speaking at the workshop

Education Officers asked to carry themselves humbly

Mrs. Georgina Amidu, an official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has urged education workers and officers to be humble so as to...
Participants in a group picture at the 5th National Basic Sanitation Forum in Kumasi, Ashanti Region

UNICEF calls for information channels to promote rural sanitation in Ghana

The UNICEF Ghana Chief of WASH, Mr. David Duncan has advised WASH sector partners to share more information on WASH programme implementation in the...
pregnant

Few pregnant women deliver at hospitals

Only 36 per cent of pregnant women in the Northern Region patronise health facilities for delivery, Ms Georgina Amidu, Communications for Development Officer at...

2016 saw large number of infants unimmunized – WHO, UNICEF

Some 12.9 million infants, globally or nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and...

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