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  • Ghana launches National Strategy for Cancer Control Accra, 4 March 2015 - Every year, 16 000 new cancer cases are reported in Ghana, adding to an existing burden of cancer cases, of which an estimated 2260 are breast cancer cases. In Ghana as in most developing countries, the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing rapidly, particularly cardiovascular related diseases and cancers. On the occasion of World Cancer Day commemorated under the theme, “Not Beyond Us”, the Ministry of Health launched its National Strategy for Cancer Control…
  • Stakeholders Consensus Building and Advocacy Meeting for the Reviewed National Medicines Policy Accra, 17 October 2014 -- The review of the National Medicines Policy has been supported by the MOH/WHO/EU/ACP Renewed Partnership to Strengthen Pharmaceutical Systems to Improve Access to Good Quality and Safe Medicines. The National Medicines Policy represents decisions based on the best current evidence, the consensus opinion of all stakeholders as well as the general direction of governance on pharmaceuticals. Stakeholder ownership and commitment is important to take the best collective decisions for Ghana and ensure optimized implementation in…
  • WHO receives norwegian support for ebola activities in Ghana Accra, 26th September, 2014 -The World Health Organization (WHO) has signed an agreement with the Norwegian Government for the release of 6,200,000 Norwegian Kroner (approximately US$ 1,000,000.00 ) to support WHO’s Action Plan for Ebola Outbreak Preparedness in Ghana. Signing the agreement in Accra today, the WHO Country Representative to Ghana, Dr Magda Robalo recalled that WHO declared the current Ebola outbreak as a public health event of international con-cern which threatens global security. She expressed WHO’s gratitude to the…
  • WHO provides technical support to fight Cholera Outbreak in Ghana September 17, 2014 - Two experts from WHO, Dr Dominique Legros (HQ Geneva) and Dr Mamoudou H. Djingarey (IST-Ouagadougou) were in Accra from 5th September to 10th September, 2014 to provide technical support to the Ministry of Health in its effort to control the outbreak of cholera in Ghana. The two held a debriefing session on 10th September, 2014 with officials from the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Development Partners, relevant stakeholders from other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)…
  • WHO Ghana Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) Preparedness and Response Activities, 25 June 2014 WHO was notified of EVD outbreak in Guinea: 13 March 2014, Liberia: 31 March 2014, Sierra Leone: 26 May 2014. Highlights as of 23 June, 2014: Guinea: Cumulatively, 396 cases of EVD reported including 280 deaths (Case Fatality Rate –CFR-71%) from 9 districts. Most of the cases are from Gueckedou 58% and Conakry 16%. The last confirmed case was on 23/06/2014 in Gueckedou. Sierra Leone: EVD cases confirmed: 163 with 46 deaths from 4 districts, CFR 28%. Over 87% are…

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Brochure artworkicon Ebola is preventable: Keep Ebola Virus Disease out of Ghana! (780.6 kB)
  
EVD Brochureicon Ebola is preventable, play your part! (1.81 MB)

 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)