As a critical Sector of the economy, the Ministry of Health seeks to improve the health status of all people living in Ghana thereby contributing to Government’s vision of universal health coverage and a healthy population.
The Ghana Helath Service (GHS) is an autonomous Executive Agency responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health through its governing Council – the Ghana Health Service Council.
Until the 11th century, the majority of modern Ghana’s territorial area was largely unoccupied and uninhabited by humans. Although the area of present-day Ghana in West Africa has experienced many population movements, the Akans were firmly settled by the 5th century BC…
The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) exists primarily to promote the development and sustainability of Church Health Services anytime, anywhere, and everywhere the need beckons. Over the years, CHAG has kept faith with the people of Ghana and beyond.
Here are some survival tips for those of you planning a trip to Ghana. Those of you who are first-time visitors, as well as Ghanaians who are returning after a prolonged hiatus, may find this list helpful easing into Ghanaian life and culture.
The WHO country health profile of Ghana provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and Bulletin journal articles on the health issues of the country. Updated November 2012
Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
AKWAABA AKWAABA. It’s an expression you will hear several times daily as you travel around Ghana, one that will ring in your ears at night, and bring a smile to your face for weeks after you leave.
The American Citizen Services (ACS) unit of the Consular Section provides information and assistance to the U.S. citizens resident or traveling in Ghana.
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Peter J. Hotez discusses how – while urbanization can have positive effects – the negative effects can be far more serious and debilitating. For example, rapid urbanization can fail to sustain healthy populations when it outstrips clean water reserve and sewage management systems, or when urban poverty produces unhealthy diets and diminished physical activity, low-quality housing, and environmental degradation.