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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 which have significant consequences for the future well-being. Not addressing these reproductive health issues early in life could have dire implications on one’s health and […]
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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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The Declaration of Astana: Time for Stocktaking and Action

The second anniversary of the Astana declaration was marked around the world on the 27th October 2020 with renewed hopes of accessible and quality primary health care for everyone anywhere in the world. The declaration of Astana was a reaffirmation of the earlier Alma-Ata declaration (1978), to which world leaders committed to invest in, and […]
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Determining an Essential Health Services Package for PHC in Ghana

Determining the specific components of an essential health services package requires detailed studies, data and analytics. While the health and disease conditions to be covered may be well-known, the scope of the service and what is available at a service delivery point will necessarily differ depending on the level care (i.e., community level, sub-district, district […]
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