Publications

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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Health Systems ARHR

Health Systems Strengthening towards Universal Health Coverage

Introduction The recent series of unprecedented overlapping health crises is a reminder of the need for nations to build resilient health systems. As emerging global pandemics continue to have substantial impact on health systems’ ability to provide essential health services, countries must re-strategize their technical actions, investments, monitoring approaches and innovations for developing and sustaining […]
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Accessing essential health services

Ghana: Accessing Essential Health Services in Calm and in Crisis

Ghana’s health sector is one of the most invested, yet criticized sectors in the country. It remains a key indicator used by the citizenry in assessing governments’ performance. In spite of the significant investment and global commitments made by governments, past and present, to ensure improved healthcare and resource availability, the country’s healthcare system is […]
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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 have significant consequences for one’s future well-being. Not addressing these reproductive health issues early in life could have dire implications on one’s health and developmental […]
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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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