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Hannah is an obstetric fistula (OF) survivor. She was first diagnosed with the condition in 2010. She was referred to Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to seek treatment. However, due to financial challenges she was unable to do this. She lived with the injury for 10 years before deciding to seek help because she could no longer manage the isolation. She had lost her child, got obstetric fistula, and her husband also left h...
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On 15th May, which marks International Day of Families, UNFPA Ghana joined the nation to celebrate the health workers and patients at the COVID-19 isolation centre housed at the Pentecost Convention Centre, which is located at Gomoa-Fetteh in the Central Region. As the case-count of the coronavirus disease increases, so is the pressure on front-line health workers who have made the difficult decision to protect their...
UNFPA Rep and a Frontline worker at PCC
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In Ghana today, the COVID-19 outbreak has recorded over 4000 confirmed positive cases among the population, with an overwhelming 90 plus % of these cases in the capital city of Accra. The Government’s responses to the outbreak have included movement restrictions, ban on large public gatherings and enhanced contact tracing and testing. Of a truth, majority of the positive cases have been asymptomatic, and have been di...