The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), has pledged to support the scaling up of best practices in health care delivery in the country.

This was revealed by Dr. Oluorunda Joseph Olugbenga of the Division of Human Resources Development for Health at WAHO during the opening of a two-day meeting with stakeholders in Accra.

The meeting was organised to review good practices identified by Ghana during the second Ecowas Best Practices Forum held in Ivory Coast in October, 2016, to select best practices, and develop a national plan on scaling up to by supported WAHO.

The best practices identified by Ghana was to establish Health Information Management System, a Community Emergency Transport System, an Employee Assistance Programme for Health workers in Ghana, and Birthing Chairs for women in labour.

The Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu in a speech read on his behalf, was optimistic that the above best practices in health would significantly improve the delivery of health care and quality of health data for Planning, Policy formulation, and decision making.

He was grateful to WAHO and its partners for the financial and technical commitment to support Ghana in scaling up the best practices.

Participants for the meeting were drawn from the Ministry of Health and its agencies and Health Develop Partners.