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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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FGS, a fatal yet underdiagnosed parasitic disease, wreaking havoc on women and adolescent girls’ SRH

Individual’s demand for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services differ at different stages of life; however, there is a cumulative effect throughout a person’s life and experiences at each stage which have significant consequences for the future well-being. Not addressing these reproductive health issues early in life could have dire implications on one’s health and […]
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ARHR Empowers its Community-Based Partner Organizations, Community Facilitators and Health Providers on SRH Education and Services

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights, on Friday, June 10, 2022, organized a one-day capacity-building workshop in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region for its community-based partner organizations, community facilitators, and health providers on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education and services. The training, which forms part of activities under the Reproductive Health Education and Services for […]
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Adolescents

9,779 Out-of-School Adolescents Reached with SRH Education in 2021

The Challenge Adolescent girls and boys continue to face considerable number of barriers that limit their access to life saving opportunities like education and health services, particularly, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and education. According to UNESCO estimates, globally, 129 million girls are out of school, including 32 million of primary school age, and […]
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Success story

Saved by Adolescent Health Champions: MAAME YAA’S STORY

When the journey of life abruptly became dark with an uncertain future, Ms Maame Yaa Owusu, then 17-year-old Junior High School leaver’s aspirations of furthering her education to become a nurse in future was shattered. Due to financial and resource restrictions, her mother,  under whose care Maame Yaa directly was, made the painful decision to […]
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ARHR wins grant

ARHR Wins Grant to Develop an Advocacy Plan to Address Gender Gaps in the Delivery of CHPS and NHIS Services

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) is one of five organizations to win the Global Health Council’s (GHC) first-ever Advocacy in Motion (AIM) 2022 grant intended to support CSO advocacy, health equity, and amplify the voices of local and regional organizations. As an organization that advocates for strengthened primary health care (PHC) toward increased […]
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Menstrual Hygiene Management

Menstrual Hygiene Management: Addressing Challenges to Improve Women and Girls’ Well-Being

Introduction Women and girls face numerous challenges with regards to their sexual and reproductive health as well as accessing services. Although there are efforts to improve educational opportunities for girls, one of the challenges they face is menstrual hygiene management and other pubertal changes. Many studies have documented the impact of menstruation on the education […]
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Strengthening Primary Health Care to end Obstetric Fistula in Ghana

Primary Health Care (PHC) is an essential, practical, scientifically, and socially acceptable means of health care that can ensure quality, accessible and affordable health for all. By signing on to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ghana pledged to make a determined effort to ensure that all Ghanaians have access to appropriate, high-quality, affordable, timely, conveniently […]
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