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 […]
It is a rainy Tuesday morning, 15 year old Afi carries her 6 month old son, Kojo, as she marches to her local CHPS compound. Despite the heavy rainfall, Afi is determined. After one pregnancy at 14, she is intent on preventing any other pregnancies until she is ready. Before Kojo, Afi did not know […]
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) emphasizes what services are available and how they are funded, managed and delivered. For the health system in Ghana to shift from being rigid and disease specific to a system that provides integrated, patient-centred care, there must be data systems capturing the needs of people and communities. Health research that generates […]
Educating people and involving them in their care and treatment means supporting people to manage their own health and wellbeing on a daily basis. The Bridging Gaps, Innovate for Malaria (B4M) Project has equipped pregnant women with the tools and language to represent themselves and their views or interests, in the health care process...