Paul Amaning, a member of the New Patriotic Party’s communication team, has promised that the Agenda 111 hospital projects being carried out all throughout the country will be finished to assist provide universal health coverage. He claimed that despite the country’s economic difficulties, the administration was committed to making sureContinue Reading

Distressed parents awaiting the arrival of childhood vaccines to innoculate their babies can give a sigh of relief after the Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health received the first consignment of vaccines. This delivery comes after months of acute shortage of child immunization vaccines across the country whichContinue Reading

As part of government’s effort to deal with the shortage of some childhood killer disease’ vaccines, about $6.4 million has been paid to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for supplies. The amount is to ensure the supply of three key childhood vaccines that have become scarce acrossContinue Reading

  Beatrice Annan, a member of the NDC Communications team, is skeptical of the Minister of Health’s claim that Ghana will receive three essential infant immunizations that are now in limited supply nationwide within the next three weeks. She claimed that the shortages and the ensuing difficulties in promptly obtainingContinue Reading

President Akufo-Addo has emphasized that the government is assiduously trying to obtain and supply vaccines to medical facilities as a matter of emergency. Due to a lack of immunizations, health facilities are turning away parents of infants who have not received vaccinations. Financial difficulties have prevented the availability of measles,Continue Reading

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has insisted that his government did nothing dishonorable as far as the COVID-19 expenditures are concerned. According to the President, despite all the widespread assertions, his government did not misuse the COVID-19 funds. Delivering the 2023 State of the Nation Address inContinue Reading

  The Ministry of Health has refuted claims that a lack of immunizations contributed to certain infant deaths related to the measles outbreak. Even though the National Health Insurance Authority reports that more than GH70 million has been released for the purchase of vaccines, certain regions of the country haveContinue Reading

Following the shortage of certain important vaccines in the country, Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu is expected to appear before parliament today, March 7, 2023 to address the issues. According to reports, the briefing today is expected to focus on steps taken to address the shortage of the childhood vaccinesContinue Reading

The Advocating for Health Coalition (made up of academics, civil society organizations, nutrition and public health associations, as well as other coalitions such as the HD4HL Project) is advocating for policy interventions to promote public health and reduce health risks associated with unhealthy foods in Ghana. The Coalition on FebruaryContinue Reading

During a Press Conference organized by the Advocating for Health (A4H) Coalition, led by the University of Ghana in partnership with civil society organizations, the speakers explained that the taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is a “win-win-win strategy for public health, Government revenue, and health equity.” Prof. Amos Laar, LeaderContinue Reading