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Ghana: Universal Health Coverage Roadmap

  Universal Health Care (UHC) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as ensuring that all people have access to health services (including prevention, promotion, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation) of sufficient quality to be effective while also ensuring that the use of these services do not expose the user to financial hardship.Ghana has committed […]
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Transforming Education for the Youth

  There are about 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10-24 in the world, making up the largest population of youth to ever exist. Similarly, 57% of the Ghanaian population are young people under the age of 25. Without a doubt, it is imperative that issues pertaining to the youth are brought to […]
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Find the Missing Millions

Hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death from infectious diseases globally. In a statement released by the Ghana Health Service, Ghana has a relatively high prevalence of chronic hepatitis B and C virus infections. Between 2014 and 2018, 421 people died out of a total of 117,095 hepatitis cases. In spite of this, […]
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ARHR Advances the Health and Rights of Women and Girls

World Population Day, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues, was established by the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme. The date reflects the Day of Five Billion; the day designated by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as the approximate day in 1987 on which the […]
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GESI Actions in National Policies Towards UHC; So Far, So Good?

Gender Inequality and Social Exclusion (GESI) is aviolation of human rights and causes diversemultiplying negative effects on individuals and thesociety at large. Women, children, aged and othervulnerable groups are subjected to varying degreesof health related practices which are dangerous totheir well-being due…
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World Blood Donor Day 2019: Safe Blood for All!

Blood donations are essential in ensuring individuals and communities have adequate access to affordable and timely supplies of safe and quality blood and blood products. Blood and blood products are vital in the management of many medical conditions and emergencies including women who bleed during pregnancy and childbirth, children who suffer from severe anemia due […]
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