Youth Skills for Peace and Development

In 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship. The theme for World Youth Skills Day 2024, “Youth Skills for Peace and Development,” underscores the crucial role young people play in peacebuilding […]
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ARHR Organizes Workshop on Exploring Gender, Intersectionality and Power in PHC in Ghana

ARHR organized a workshop to review emerging findings from studies conducted on gender, intersectionality, power, and political economy issues in Ghana’s Primary Health Care (PHC). The meeting allowed stakeholders from civil society, academia, and other parties in the health sector to receive insights into the research findings and propose viable entry points for corrective action […]
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Reform Policies to Reduce Delays in Clearance of Donated Health Commodities to Enhance Access to Essential Medicines in Ghana

The availability of essential medicines is the foundation of a well-functioning healthcare system and is crucial for high-quality healthcare services. In Ghana, like many developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, the availability of these essential medical commodities has been significantly hampered by bureaucratic delays and regulatory hurdles. Donated health commodities, which could greatly alleviate shortages and […]
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To Leave No One Behind, Count Everyone

Over the past three decades, societies around the world have made remarkable progress in improving population data gathering, analysis, and use. New population figures, disaggregated by age, ethnicity, gender, and other factors, now reflect the diversity of our societies more accurately. These advancements have significantly enhanced the delivery of health care globally, leading to substantial […]
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Evaluating Gender Sensitivity and Intersectionality in Ghana’s PHC Policies: Insights from ARHR’s Comprehensive Scoping Review

Primary health care (PHC) remains critical for achieving universal health coverage (UHC) by reducing healthcare inequalities, particularly in deprived and vulnerable populations. Despite international efforts and substantial scholarship on access to PHC, the gendered nature of these services remains a critical dimension. In Ghana, PHC delivery is significant in citizens’ well-being, especially in underserved communities. […]
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Social participation

Advancing Social Participation in Health to Achieve UHC in Ghana

Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) remains a critical goal for Ghana to provide citizens with equitable healthcare access without financial strain. The recent resolution on social participation for UHC adopted at the 77th World Health Assembly (WHA) offers a significant opportunity for the Ghanaian government to accelerate social participation mechanisms across all health systems to […]
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Strengthening PHC using the Gender Model Family: ARHR Conducts Second Trainer-of-Trainers Session

ARHR has successfully conducted its second trainer-of-trainers session to boost the capacities of its six partner organizations as part of actions to implement the “Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Primary Health Care (PHC)” initiative. Supported by SEND Ghana and funded by Co-Impact, this initiative seeks to enhance community health outcomes using the […]
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Gender & Intersectionality

Acknowledge the Dynamics of Gender and Intersectionality for Maximum Impact

In our quest for fairness and equality, it’s clear that grasping the intricacies of gender and embracing intersectionality are vital strides toward nurturing inclusive and transformative communities. Gender and intersectionality are lenses that help us delve into the nuances of societal issues, enhancing effective and sustainable solutions for maximum impact.  Gender is a rich tapestry […]
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