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  • WHO supports the Ministry of Health Ghana in response to meningitis outbreak Accra, 04 February2016 – In response to the ongoing meningitis outbreak in Ghana, WHO has supported the Ministry of Health with rapid diagnostic testing kits (Pastorex), other laboratory reagents and technical support community and facility surveillance, sensitization and case management. “Since the beginning of outbreak in 2016, WHO has supported the MOH to strengthen laboratory and health facilities’ capacity in the affected areas to diagnose and treat patients in time, thus reducing chances of people dying”, says Dr Kaluwa Owen…
  • Ghana hosts a three-day inter- regional workshop on Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking Water (GLASS) TrackFin Initiative Accra, 03 December 2015: A three-day inter –regional workshop on Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking Water (GLASS) TrackFin Initiative was held in Accra, Ghana from 01-03 December, 2015.  The purpose of the Workshop was to provide an overview of upcoming GLAAS cycle 2016; to present the outcomes of the implementation of TrackFin conducted in Morocco, Brazil and Ghana, share the lessons learned and opportunities for improvements; to plan, support and develop TrackFin country plans for newly engaged…
  • Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa assumes office as WHO Country Representative for Ghana Accra, 01 December, 2015 - Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, on Tuesday 01 December, 2015, presented his credentials to the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Hannah Tetteh to officially assume office as the World Health Organization Representative (WR) to Ghana.
  • Multi-Country Workshop - Ghana Fight Against Epilepsy Initiative (FAEI) Accra, 06 October, 2015 - WHO in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service organized a Multi-Country workshop from the 15-16 September 2015 at the Ghana Institute for Public Administration at Greenhill, Accra. The workshop themed “Epilepsy care, a shared responsibility” sought to emphasize the fact that one stakeholder cannot do it alone- That Care for people living with Epilepsy is a concerted effort by all stakeholders- health workers, family members, community members including faith-based and…
  • WHO implementation workshop of regulatory expectations and assessment of Bio-therapeutics in the African region Accra, 06 October, 2015 - The first WHO implementation workshop organized by the WHO/HIS/EMP in collaboration with the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority was held from 8-19 September at the Fiesta Royale Hotel in Accra. This workshop presented the opportunity for NRA’s in the African region to discuss regulations on Biologicals, vaccines, and other bio-therapeutics in the African region which is an entirely new experience for most NRAs in the African region.

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Brochure artworkicon Ebola is preventable: Keep Ebola Virus Disease out of Ghana! (780.6 kB)
  
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 Press Release from the Ministry of Health Ghana

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