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Malaria interventions in Volta paying off- Focal Person

Mr Roland Glover, the Volta Regional Malaria Focal Person has said malaria incidence in the region had been on the decline for the past years. Total malaria cases across the region for 2018 stood at 271,990, 311,279 for 2019 while that of 2020 was 225,027, representing a significant reduction in the past years and a […]
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Krachi East celebrates ‘flat tummies’

A stream of happiness is running through the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region. It is not the absence of ‘galamseyers’ but the reduction of teenage pregnancies in the regional capital, noted for child marriages. The ecstasy is felt in the voices of some educationists, health workers and traditional rulers who are quietly celebrating […]
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Capacity Building Workshop for CBOs, Community Facilitators and Health Providers in Kumasi

The capacity of 60 Community Based Organizations, Community Facilitators and Health Providers have been built by ARHR in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. The workshop was part of activities to continue implementation of the Reproductive Health Education and Services for Young People’s project. Participants of the workshop were from the six (6) project districts; Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metropolitan, […]
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Celebrating the Midwife: Launch of 2021 International Day of the Midwife in Ghana

The International Day of the Midwife (IDM) is recognized around the world as a celebration of Midwives and their contribution to women’s and newborns’ health and wellbeing. The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) formally launched the idea of the ‘International Day of the Midwife’ in 1992 after suggestions and discussions with Midwifery Associations around the […]
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ARHR, in Partnership with HAYTAFORD, holds Stakeholder and Orientation Meeting in Jirapa, Upper West Region

ARHR has partnered with a community-based organization in the Upper West Region of Ghana; Harnessing Youthful Talents for Rural Development (HAYTAFORD), to implement the RHESY project in the Jirapa Municipality. In view of that, a stakeholder and orientation meeting was held in the municipality to commence activities of the project. The meeting brought together all […]
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Socio-economic and Health Impact of COVID-19 on Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) in Ghana

Pandemics such as COVID-19 compound prevailing gender inequalities and vulnerabilities, increasing risks of abuse. During an epidemic, women and girls may be at higher risk of experiencing intimate partner violence and other forms of domestic violence due to heightened tensions in the household. In 2016, approximately 27.7 per cent of Ghanaian women had experienced at […]
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The Application of the Vital Signs Profile for Effective Advocacy Workshop

A workshop on how to apply the vital signs profile for PHC advocacy has been organized in Accra by Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights. Participants of the workshop included Civil Society, Health Institutions, Development Partners and the Media. Results of the Public Health Care Performance Improvement (PHCPI) assessment study conducted for Ghana’s Primary Health Care (PHC) […]
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