‘‘My Health, My Right’’- Dr Joseph Dodoo’s Perspective

Globally, pursuing health equity is a continuous endeavour, and Ghana is no exception. Despite strides in healthcare delivery and access, the nation faces multifaceted challenges that impede progress toward achieving equitable health outcomes for all. Ghana’s healthcare system is grappling with systemic issues that undermine its capacity to deliver equitable care. Inadequate funding and resource […]
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“My Health, My Right”?

In a world with resource constraints, how can societies reconcile the provision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) with other pressing demands? Can public-private partnerships pave the way for expanded access to quality healthcare, particularly in underserved communities? How do we address the disparities in healthcare access and outcomes across different societal segments? As we strive […]
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Protecting Women and Girls from TB Must be Prioritized

Addressing the specific needs and challenges faced by vulnerable groups, mostly women and girls is crucial in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB). Improving access to quality healthcare services, promoting gender equality, and addressing social determinants of health can help reduce the burden of TB among these populations.  TB is a highly infectious disease that leaves […]
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ARHR Technical workshop

ARHR convenes Consultative Meeting to Review its Health Systems Change Strategy

Accra, Ghana (March 21, 2024) – ARHR convened a consultative meeting with technical experts to review its draft systems change strategy for implementing an initiative funded by Co-Impact.  The gathering brought together about 20 technical experts with diverse health backgrounds from the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, UNFPA, CSO partners, and others and provided […]
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2024 International Women’s Day: “Inspire Inclusion”

Women have over the years, and more so now, played dynamic roles in shaping how societies, economies, and cultures work. The appreciable impact of these roles are a demonstration that women wield adequate power to support the transformation of societies. Yet, women continue to face huge setbacks that hinder their full participation and contribution in […]
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Zero Discrimination Day: Prioritizing the Rights of Individuals as a Pathway for Promoting Health for all

Progress has been made in promoting the health and rights of people. However, some laws, policies, and practices exist that discriminate against and stigmatize women and girls, vulnerable populations, and other marginalized communities. These laws, policies, and practices withhold the rights of these vulnerable populations; which is not only a threat to their freedom but […]
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The power of education to end female genital mutilation

The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) has proved remarkably tenacious, despite attempts spanning nearly a century to eliminate it. Nevertheless, a number of countries have seen some declines in the practice – at least up until the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of which is yet to be fully understood. Other changes in FGM are […]
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