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The mission of the WHO Ghana Country Office is to promote the attainment of the highest sustainable level of health by all people living in Ghana through collaboration with the government and other partners in health development and the provision of technical and logistic support to country programmes.


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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)

  • 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…
  • WHO Ghana Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) Preparedness and Response Activities Highlights in Ghana There is no confirmed EVD case reported in Ghana to date. Ongoing surveillance for EVD as part of surveillance for viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) Highlights in neighbouring countries as of 31 May, 2014 Sierra Leone: EVD outbreak declared 26th May in Kailahun District, 15 cases confirmed as at 30 May out 48 suspected cases from 7 districts. All confirmed cases are from Kailahun. Guinea: as at 28th May, 291 cumulative cases of EVD reported including 172 confirmed…