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WHO commends government for strong primary healthcare

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, the Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has commended government for strengthening Primary Health Care (PHC) through the Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) concept. “I will like to call on government, partners and all stakeholders to continue to support CHPS and make them functional so that their full potential of improving health and wellbeing is realised,” he said. Dr Kaluwa gave the commendation in his address at the commemoration of the 2019 World Health Day in Accra on Monday on the theme: “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone Everywhere”, with a focus on the...

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The Ministry of Health will commemoration  2019 World Health Day celebration under the theme “Universal Health Coverage, with a focus on the critical role of Primary Health Care. The Day is an opportunity to communicate about the importance of equity in healthcare services not only for the health of individuals, but also for the health of economics and society at large. The goals and objectives for this years campaign are as follows: To improve understanding of Universal Health Coverage and the importance of primary health care as its foundation To spur action from individuals, policy-makers and health-care workers to...

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MoH and GHS inaugurate Health Promotion Division

The Ministry of Health (MoH), in partnership with the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday inaugurated a “Health Promotion Division” in Accra to sensitise the public on the maintenance of good health and prevention of deadly diseases. The Division, established at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, would, among other functions, promote early preventive strategies, healthy behaviours and wellbeing, through the creation of environments where individuals, families and communities would be informed and empowered to live healthy and happier lives. It is also expected to promote innovations with digital platforms for healthy livestyles. The Facility has varied departments including the Advocacy...

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