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26 September 2022
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UNFPA Country Rep a.i., Mr. Barnabas Yisa

Work together to break Family Planning Myths and Improve Access to Reliable Family Planning Information – UNFPA Country Rep a.i. urges partners

Every year on 26 September, Governments, the United Nations (UN), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)... Read more

15 August 2022
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UNFPA Supports Mercy Women’s Catholic Hospital With Fistula Repair Equipment

UNFPA Supports Mercy Women’s Catholic Hospital With Fistula Repair Equipment

Obstetric fistula is a serious childbirth injury that leaves women and leaking urine, faeces or both usually due to prolonged, obstructed labour... Read more

12 August 2022
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Inauguration of the 4th Cohort of YoLe Fellows.

IYD 2022: UNFPA Ghana holds graduation and inauguration ceremony for 3rd & 4th Cohort of Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellows

This year's International Youth Day (IYD) was on the theme: "Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages". It was... Read more

17 July 2022
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Youth participants who took part in the Town Hall with the AU Youth Envoy.

African Union (AU) Chairperson’s Youth Envoy interacts with Youth in Ghana

As part of her 60-day learning tour to 9 African countries to listen to the views of young people to inform policy making, the Africa Union (AU)... Read more

17 July 2022
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Participating heads of institutions at the celebration of World Population Day 2022 in Ghana

Prioritizing Rights and Choices: World Population Day 2022 Held in Ghana

This year, the National Population celebrated the 2022 World Population Day with an event at the GNAT Hall in Accra under the theme: “Prioritizing... Read more

7 July 2022
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Ghana's population in mainly youthful, which presents an opportunity to harness its demographic dividend for economic growth.

National Population Council and UNFPA Ghana commence celebration of World Population Day 2022 with Press Briefing

The population of the world is expected to hit 8 billion by November 2022 according to experts. Population growth rate in Ghana is steadily... Read more

1 July 2022
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Private sector participation is key for sustainable domestic healthcare financing.

UNFPA Ghana, Ministry of Health and the Private Health Sector Alliance of Ghana push for Sustainable Domestic financing for Family Planning

With growing concerns about the sustainability of health programs and the need to seek alternative sources of financing for Sexual and Reproductive... Read more

30 June 2022
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An adolescent mother with her child at the back.

Adolescent Pregnancy in Ghanaian Communities – A worrying trend amid MTCT of HIV

Between 2016 and 2020, Ghana recorded 542,131 amongst adolescent girls aged 15-19 years and 13,444 pregnancies amongst young teenagers aged 10-14... Read more

9 June 2022
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The UNFPA Ghana Rep a.i, Mr. Yisa in an interaction with the Director-General of GHS, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye.

UNFPA to support GHS in the renovation of the Tamale Fistula Centre

Established in 1996 as part of efforts to reform healthcare delivery in the country, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) exists to oversee the... Read more

7 June 2022
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The UNFPA Ghana Rep a.i, Mr. Yisa in an interaction with the NDPC, Director-General, Dr. Kojo Mensah-Abrampa

UNFPA to deepen ties with National Development Planning Commission

The Government of Ghana set up the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), with the responsibility of giving counsel to the executive arm of... Read more

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