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Ghana Malaria Research Conference, 2021

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Ghana Malaria Research Conference Accra, Ghana/ 2nd September 2021 The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), in collaboration with the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) is organising a Malaria Research Conference under the theme; “Strengthening Primary Health Care Systems to Fight Malaria and Improve Health”. Research and academic institutions, Civil Society Organisations […]
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ADDRESSING EQUITY GAPS IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF HEALTH WORKFORCE TO ACHIEVE “HEALTH FOR ALL” IN GHANA BY 2030

Human resource for health (HRH), also known as the health workforce plays a pivotal role within the health system. They are central to the availability, accessibility, quality, effectiveness, and equity of healthcare service provision, optimum population health, and achievement of universal health coverage (UHC). To achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030, not just […]
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Make Mental Health and Wellbeing a Global Priority

Mental health is an integral component of each life stage from childhood through adulthood. It is a state of mental wellbeing that enables people to thrive, cope with stress, connect with others and contribute meaningfully to the community. The interlinkages between mental health and other health components are well documented. It is a complex continuum characterized by […]
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World Contraception day

Breaking Myths and Misconceptions to Improve Family Planning Uptake; Dr. Yaa Saarrah Adu-Gyamfi’s Perspective

It has been more than five decades since the National Family Planning Programme, which seeks to assist couples and individuals of all ages to achieve their reproductive goals and improve their general reproductive health was established. Although the country has made progress, including the integration of family planning in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme benefits […]
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Health Systems ARHR

Health Systems Strengthening towards Universal Health Coverage

Introduction The recent series of unprecedented overlapping health crises is a reminder of the need for nations to build resilient health systems. As emerging global pandemics continue to have substantial impact on health systems’ ability to provide essential health services, countries must re-strategize their technical actions, investments, monitoring approaches and innovations for developing and sustaining […]
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Accessing essential health services

Ghana: Accessing Essential Health Services in Calm and in Crisis

Ghana’s health sector is one of the most invested, yet criticized sectors in the country. It remains a key indicator used by the citizenry in assessing governments’ performance. In spite of the significant investment and global commitments made by governments, past and present, to ensure improved healthcare and resource availability, the country’s healthcare system is […]
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