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  • Ghana Celebrates World No Tobacco Day Ghana celebrated World No Tobacco Day on 31st May 2016 in an Exhibition on Pictorial Warnings organized by the Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), The Ghana Health Service and its partners, including WHO, with the theme “Get Ready for Plain Packaging” at the GNAT Hall, in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  Present at the function were the Regional Director for health Services (RDHS) - Dr Alexis Nang-Beifubah, Deputy Director and Focal Person for Tobacco Control, Ghana Health Service-…
  • Ghana’s Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service with support from WHO and other Partners officially launched the 6th African Vaccination and Child Health Promotion Week Delivering the key note address on her behalf by the Chief Director of the Ministry of  the Ministry of Health Dr Afisa Zackaria, Her Excellency the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs Lordina Mahama, mentioned that tremendous progress had been made in the domain of reducing childhood illnesses and deaths and preventing the spread of vaccine preventable diseases.
  • National cholera prevention campaign launched in Ghana Accra, 28 April 2016 - The national cholera prevention campaign was launched on 28 April 2016 at Agbogbloshie in Greater Accra Region of Ghana.  The Prevention Campaign supported by WHO, USAID/Global Communities, UNICEF and the Ministry of Health targets to reach all people and communities across the country.
  • Ghana hosts a two day Meeting on Preventive Chemotherapy for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Accra. Accra, Ghana - A two-day meeting for the Neglected Tropical Disease Regional Programme Review Group (NTD-RPRG) on Preventive Chemotherapy Accra, Ghana (18-19 April 2016) was held in Accra, Ghana.
  • Partners review the Fight Against Epilepsy Initiative Programme in Ghana Accra, 20 April 2016 – The Ministry of Health and WHO with support from Sanofi Espoir Foundation conducted a national review of the Fight Against Epilepsy Initiative, WHO Pilot Programme on Reducing Epilepsy Treatment Gap was conducted on 19 April 2016. The review was intended to take an in-depth look at the performance of the programme over the past 4 years (2012 to 2015) within the context of the large numbers of epilepsy cases (270 000) and a treatment gap estimated…

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 Press Release from the Ministry of Health Ghana

No Ebola case recorded in Ghana - 8 July 2014 icon No Ebola case recorded in Ghana - 8 July 2014 (804.18 kB)