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  As part of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS (OAFLA) initiative, Her Excellency Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo launched the Free to Shine Campaign to end towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in children at LEKMA Hospital in Teshie, Accra, on the 24th January, 2019. The Free to Shine Campaign is a continental and national enterprise which seeks to end AIDS in children and keep mothers living...

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90-90-90 targets interview


Posted on May 10, 2019

Dr. Naa spoke to the Ghana News Agency about 90-90-90 targets. Listen to full interview here. Please follow and like...

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A lecture given by Dr Naa at Webster University.   The Medical Director of the International Health Care Centre, Dr. Naa Ashiley Vanderpuye-Donton has stated that high dependency on external funding as well as non-adherence to counterpart funding contributions are some of the issues bedeviling the growth of Ghana’s public health sector. She stated that although Ghana had very robust policies on public health in theory, the slow...

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PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN GHANA

PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN GHANA


Posted on Dec 18, 2018

Public health management can be challenging. There are many causes of illness and disease and increasingly, social, cultural, economic and political factors are being examined. Researchers and practitioners now pay more attention to non-medical causes and effects of illness. Ghana is considered a middle-income but ‘developing’ country (World Bank, 2017). The Ghana AIDS Commission (2014) estimates that there are over 220,000 Persons...

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WAAF Project Updates

WAAF Project Updates


Posted on Nov 27, 2018

STAR-Ghana funded ‘Not in our Name’ Project: Tackling Corruption in the Ghanaian Healthcare Sector In the period September – November 2018, the WASOHO consortium held engagement meetings across the 14 project implementation districts. Key stakeholders were engaged including: District Health Directors, Facility Administrators, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, the National Commission for Civic Education,...

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  Non-medical factors have serious implications for diseases and impact people in many different ways. For those being served by public health programs, these new understandings need to be included in prevention and treatment for healthcare to be effective.   Non-Medical Factors & Challenges Faced in Ghana   It is helpful to discuss non-medical factors of HIV and AIDS. Current factors affecting HIV and AIDS in Ghana include the...

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