Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana |

Ghana: Fostering community readiness to respond to public health emergencies in Ghana

The community readiness simulation exercise was aimed at enabling stakeholders to identify strengths, gaps and reflect on priorities that will help strengthen communities’ readiness

The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the importance of communities as foundational bedrock for dealing with public health emergencies. Countries need to regularly assess their operational readiness of preparedness activities, especially at the community level to detect and respond to outbreaks of epidemic and pandemic potential more effectively. In Ghana, a three…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana |

Ghana: Promoting Healthcare through Faith-based Organizations

New Jerusalem Prayer Garden have contributed immensely to healthcare delivery and the early detection of health conditions or diseases of interest

Community engagement and participation play a significant role in the health system delivery. Community actors are uniquely positioned to drive demand for health services and champion community ownership of public health interventions, especially at the primary level of health care. In the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira-District (THLDD), activities of Maame Sofo Sarah Pamful,…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

Liberia: President Boakai returns home from Ghana after a brief working visit

During his meeting with his Ghanaian counterparts, the President extended appreciation for the support received prior to and during his inauguration as well as the visitation by the Ghanaian Leader, President Nana Akufo-Addo

His Excellency Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., President of the Republic of Liberia returns home following a brief successful working visit to the Republic of Ghana. While away, he held talks with members of the Ghanaian Government.  During his meeting with his Ghanaian counterparts, the President extended appreciation for the support…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Leaves for Munich, Addis Ababa

President Akufo-Addo will attend the 37th AU Summit, being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 14th February 2024, to lead the Ghanaian Delegation to attend the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Federal Republic of Germany. The Munich Security Conference (MSC) is a prominent platform for global discussions on security policy. MSC 2024…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Ghana |

Ghana: United States (U.S.) Provides $2 Million to Construct a New National Vaccine Cold Room

The state-of-the-art building will have two floors with the cold room on the ground floor and offices and storage space on the first floor

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $2 million (24.8 million Ghana Cedis) to construct a new national vaccine cold room and a national cold chain vaccine management resource center at Korle Bu. USAID/Ghana Deputy Mission Director, Grace Lang, joined the Director…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana: Greater Collaboration necessary in Fight against use of Improvised Anti-Personnel Mines – Vice President Bawumia

Ghana recognizes the urgent need for concerted action to address the humanitarian impact of improvised anti-personnel mines

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has opened the Regional Conference on Addressing the Humanitarian Impact of Improvised Anti-Personnel Mines with a call for urgent action to prevent the thousands of needless deaths and injuries arising from the proliferation of landmines or Explosive Remnants of War (ERWs). Speaking on Tuesday, February 13,…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

President Akufo-Addo Commissions Borteyman Sports Facilities; Ghana Ready To Host Historical 13th African Games

The event will also herald the 25-day countdown to the holding of Africa’s biggest multi-disciplinary sporting event at the Borteyman Sports Facilities and the newly constructed facilities at the University of Ghana

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has on Tuesday 13th February, 2024, commissioned the multipurpose Borteyman Sports complex to climax preparations by Ghana to host her first ever All Africa Games showpiece since independence. The event will also herald the 25-day countdown to the holding of Africa’s…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

Liberia: President Boakai in Ghana on a Working Visit

The President will meet and hold consultations with his Brother and Friend, Ghanaian Leader, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, on matters of mutual interest to both countries and issues obtaining in the sub-region

The President of the Republic of Liberia, H.E. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr., left the country today, Tuesday, February 13, 2024, for a two-day work visit to the Republic of Ghana. While in Ghana, the President will meet and hold consultations with his Brother and Friend, Ghanaian Leader, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo,…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Turning strategy into action for agrifood systems in Africa

The FAO Strategic Framework 2022-2031 includes the Four Betters: better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s leadership team from across Africa is meeting in Accra from today to review progress and needed actions to accelerate agrifood systems transformation in Africa. The 13th Regional Management Team meeting (RMT13) sees leaders from country, sub-regional, regional and headquarters levels come together over three days…

Source: Rugby Africa |

Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports Marks the 25-Day Countdown to the 13th African Games, Accra 2023 and Commissioning of Sports Complex

The construction of state-of-the-art sports facilities in the country, not only provides a platform for athletic excellence, but also contributes to the overall infrastructure development, leaving a legacy for generations to come

As Africa count down 25 days to the beginning of the 13th African games taking place in Accra Ghana between March 8th – March 23, 2024, Ghana’s minister for youth & sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif (MP) has commissioned a newly constructed sports facility, the Borteyman sports complex in Accra on…