Ghana WHO Country Office


  • 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.
  • WHO provides support to improve health security in Ghana for Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (GFELTP) Accra, 25 August, 2015 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has signed an Agreement with the School of Public Health, University of Ghana,  for the release of US $ 792,000.00 meant for the   training of  about 200 district and sub-district health and other staff from seven regions to strengthen disease control and surveillance systems in the country.   The need for this training is highlighted against the background of the recent Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa in which inadequate capacity…
  • Ghana hosts a two day African Expert Consultation on the Global Strategy on Human Resources For Health: Workforce 2030 Accra, Ghana 08 July 2015 - A two-day Regional African Consultation (8-9 July 2015) on the Global Strategy on Human  Resources For Health: Workforce 2030 is underway in Accra, Ghana.
  • WHO Ghana donates emergency medical supplies to Ministry of Health to respond to major flooding Accra,  19 June 2015 - In response to heavy rains and flooding, the World Health Organization has donated about 5 tons of essential medical supplies to treat severe and moderate cases of diarrhoea and cholera worth nearly US$100,000 to the Ministry of Health. The consignment consists of three Interagency Diarrhoeal Disease Kits containing enough medicines and equipment such as oral rehydration salts (ORS), intravenous fluids and medical equipment to treat over 2,000 episodes of severe and moderate diarrhoea.

 Information resources
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)