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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...

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...

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...

Ghana’s automated birth registration programme commended

Participants at the just ended National Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability conference in Accra have lauded Ghana’s automated birth registration programme, an initiative between Tigo,...

Poor sanitation costs Ghana US$290 million annually

Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News Agency...

Ghana loses US$290 million to poor sanitation annually

Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News...

Half of Tanzanians have access to water services

One in two people or 27 million out of Tanzania's population of about 50 million have access to basic water services, said a new...
polio

Shortage of polio vaccines looms in Ghana

Ghana is facing a shortage of polio and measles vaccines in some districts across the country, local media reported on Wednesday. The...

Govt urged to create social opportunities for the poor and less privileged

Dr Esther Ofei-Aboagye, Deputy Chairperson of the National Development Planning Commission, says there must be conscious policy direction to break the inter-generational poverty in...

GAMA sanitation: Ashaiman residents advised not to lose out on project

Residents of Ashaiman have been advised not to lose out on the ongoing Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation Water Project aimed among other...

Funding needed to educate children in conflict zones – UNICEF

Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF has said ahead of the G20 summit in...

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