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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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Bridging Gaps; Innovate for Malaria: ARHR’s Story

This book presents the health care experiences of people in dozens of communities from their own perspectives. The images and personal stories offer a window into the reality of health care in rural and deprived communities in malaria endemic areas in Ghana’s Western Region and Western North Region. The photobook shares part of the journey […]
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Our Planet, our Health – What is Ghana’s role?

Introduction With the 2022 World Health Day theme – Our Planet our Health in focus, it begs the question of Ghana’s role in protecting the health of our planet and of its citizens. This year’s WHD focuses on the urgent attention required to keep humans and the planet healthy and to ‘foster a movement to […]
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Leveraging the Missing Link between a Healthy Environment and Improved Health for Better Health Outcomes and Well-Being

A growing number of people worldwide are failing to recognize the devasting effects of environmental crisis on health, particularly, the disproportionate impact on women and girls, as well as other vulnerable populations who lack the resources to protect themselves or adapt to the changes. According to a WHO report, climate change has the potential to […]
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Call for Entries: Media Awards

Women, Media and Change (WOMEC), Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), the Consortium for Mothers, Children, Adolescents and Health Policy and Systems Strengthening (COMCAHPSS), West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) as part of the Women, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (WNCAW) have instituted a media award. It is to […]
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2019 BUDGET ANALYSIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN GHANA

Primary health care (PHC) is considered to be an important tool in achieving universal health coverage (UHC). Following the Alma Ata declaration in 1978, several countries have embraced the idea of improving PHC to enhance effective health service delivery. Primary health service delivery helps to reduce health care inequalities that affect deprived and vulnerable populations […]
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ARHR Holds Stakeholders’ Consultative Meetings to Disseminate Findings of an Assessment Conducted by Ghana Health Service

Introduction The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR), in partnership with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), have held a succession of stakeholders’ consultative meetings to disseminate the findings of an assessment conducted, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO). The meetings brought together representatives from civil society organizations (CSOs), private organizations and health sector […]
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