Prioritising PHC to Reach all women and Girls

When a young woman or girl in Ghana needs medical help or advice on family planning she faces a number of obstacles. She needs a clinic that’s nearby, because work and household duties leave her strapped for time. She needs a health worker that can provide a number of services, not just for her but also for her family. And she needs quality care that doesn’t cause financial hardship, because the household budget also has to cover food, clothes and school costs. Far too often, these basic preconditions aren’t met. Despite significant progress since the turn of the Millennium, too many women and girls continue to miss out on the health services they need. READ MORE..


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