The Crucial Role of Family Planning in Advancing Ghana’s National Development

Family planning (FP) plays a critical role in shaping multiple dimensions of societal progress, including fertility management, poverty alleviation, gender equality, and women’s empowerment. Its significance is underscored by its central role in the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly targets 3.7 which aims to ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare […]
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Accelerating Efforts in the Fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence to Improve the Well-being of Women and Girls

Perceived as the most common type of violence, sexual and gender-based violence refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based on gender norms and unequal power relationships. It is considered a violation of the human rights of survivors, and includes physical, social, sexual, economic, domestic, and psychological abuses with […]
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Nullifying Myths and Misconceptions about the Use of Contraceptives among Adolescents

Quite a good number of adolescents, both in developed and developing countries, use contraceptives, yet, many myths and misconceptions surrounding the usage of contraceptives persist. This, consequently, put uninformed adolescents at risk of unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections due to the non-usage of contraceptives based on these myths and misconceptions. An analysis of the […]
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Invest in health workers

Investing in the Health Workforce Beyond Covid-19

There is no questioning the central roles of health workers within the health system and how they are one of the most valuable resources for delivering quality health care. However, the chronic nature of health workforce challenges globally presents genuine concerns bordering on the ability to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the key to improving […]
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Health Systems ARHR

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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