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Maritime visit to Ghana

Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization, Kitack Lim, expressed his appreciation for Denmark’s effort to fight piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG) is on the rise. In 2018 five separate pirate attacks were reported in Ghana. Kitack Lim made it clear during a dinner on Tuesday that he was concerned about the situation in GOG. During the dinner he expressed gratitude for the maritime cooperation…

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Researchers on field trip to Ghana

The research project is titled ‘Port Efficiency and Public Private Capacity’ (PEPP) and have received a 4.997.029DKK grant under the Danida support to development research

A research delegation from Denmark visited Ghana to see the field sites of four Danida funded projects. The port of Tema is the focus point of a maritime research project between Denmark and Ghana. Representatives from a Danish research delegation visited the port on Friday for a guided tour. The…

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Handshake for a Safer Maritime Sector

Another milestone in the maritime, strategic sector cooperation between Ghana and Denmark was passed Monday 25 March 2019

In a signing ceremony the Minister of Transport, Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, along with the newly appointed Director General of the Ghana Maritime Authority, Mr. Thomas Kofi Alonsi and the Director General Andreas Nordseth from the Danish Maritime Authority, signed a contract for three-year collaboration. The contract was also signed…

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Novo Nordisk opens one-stop Diabetes Support Centre in Suntreso Government Hospital

This was done to improve access to diabetes care and general awareness about the diseas

On December 4, 2018, Novo Nordisk, in line with the SDGs and together with the Suntreso Government Hospital, launched a one-stop Diabetes Support Centre to provide comprehensive diabetes care under one roof. This was done to improve access to diabetes care and general awareness about the disease. Treatment of diabetes…

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Anti-corruption conference kicks off in Denmark with strong Ghanaian team present

The first day of the anti-corruption conference in Copenhagen is over

“Now is the time to act!” That is the message of the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, which was opened Monday by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The conference is cohosted by Transparency International and the government of Denmark and brings together more than 1,500 participants…

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Danish Smartphone App for Midwives and Future Mothers Launched in Ghana

The application downloads content whenever your phone is connected to the internet, so that people will be able to access the information even in parts of Ghana where internet connection is unstable

Every year 30,000 infants lose their lives due to complications related to birth or pregnancies – and this is in Ghana alone. A new application for smartphones aims to lower this number significantly. At an event on Wednesday 6 December hosted by Maternity Foundation, UNFPA and the Embassy of Denmark…

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The Ghanaian Heat is on in Denmark

The new Ghanaian ambassador to Denmark, H.E. Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa, is excited that Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark has chosen Ghana as the destination for her first official visit to Africa

The new Ghanaian ambassador to Denmark, H.E. Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa, is excited that Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark has chosen Ghana as the destination for her first official visit to Africa for 10 years. “This is the first royal visit to Ghana since HM Queen Elisabeth of UK visited…

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The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) was the facilitator of last week’s training on Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Accra

With the aim of helping Ghana curb the detrimental impacts of artisanal and small scale mining operations, the very first PanAfGeo Work Package 3, focussing on training in the field of artisanal and small scale mining, was held in Accra last week

The impact of mining operations – both legal and illegal - is an issue of utmost interest in Ghana at the moment. With the aim of helping Ghana curb the detrimental impacts of artisanal and small scale mining operations, the very first PanAfGeo Work Package 3, focussing on training in…

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The Ambassador speaks at the launch of Novo Nordisk programme “Changing Diabetes in Children”

The programme aims at treating 500 children with type 1 diabetes and training 800 healthcare professionals in Côte d'Ivoire

Children getting diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in Côte d'Ivoire face a drastic drop in life expectancy. With the launch of Novo Nordisk programme “Changing Diabetes in Children”, the Ministry of Public Health and Hygiene and Novo Nordisk are on a mission to change that. On the 6th of April…