Success Stories

Malaria interventions in Volta paying off- Focal Person

Mr Roland Glover, the Volta Regional Malaria Focal Person has said malaria incidence in the region had been on the decline for the past years. Total malaria cases across the region for 2018 stood at 271,990, 311,279 for 2019 while that of 2020 was 225,027, representing a significant reduction in the past years and a […]
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Krachi East celebrates ‘flat tummies’

A stream of happiness is running through the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region. It is not the absence of ‘galamseyers’ but the reduction of teenage pregnancies in the regional capital, noted for child marriages. The ecstasy is felt in the voices of some educationists, health workers and traditional rulers who are quietly celebrating […]
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Malaria Control & Prevention Champion

Priscilla Ama Amoah celebrates the partnership and community participation, which is at the centre of the Bridging Gaps; Innovate for Malaria (B4M) project, among community partners, community members and the Nzema East Municipal Health Directorate. She believes that preventing and controlling malaria and ensuring Primary Health Care (PHC) in Ghana requires rigorous collaboration among these […]
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The future is accessible; Agya Bentil shows how!

At the age of 17 years, he experienced a medical condition which made him visit the hospital often; yet without any solution to the condition. With time, his condition worsened and he was left with a visual impairment. This made him a ‘burden’ to his family; even though they tried to make him comfortable. He […]
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Demonstrating a Sense of Entitlement for Improved Health Care

  John Mensah of Nuabesa, a project and farming community in the Nzema East District, took his granddaughter with severe malaria to the Axim Government Hospital. Nuabesa community does not have a health facility and the nearest facility (CHPS compound) which is 2 km away could not offer her granddaughter the required treatment for malaria. […]
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Community Leaders push for rights-based education on Malaria prevention and care in rural Ghana

Rights-based health education is the foundation of improved health outcomes. To achieve Universal health coverage people must be well informed about their right to physical and mental wellness, in addition to the information and resources to help manage, prevent and treat illness. Justice Peh, Project coordinator for Development Focus – a community organisation in the […]
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