Ghana: AAF & B Optimistic About Prospects of Beverage Industry Despite Covid-19
[Ghanaian Times] Despite the serious setbacks caused to businesses by COVID-19, alcoholic drinks producers, AA Food and Beverages (AAF&B) believes that there are still bright prospects for the industry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: NGO Donates Gh ₵45,000 Items to 3 Psychiatric Hospitals
[Ghanaian Times] Churches of Christ Help Ministry, a non-governmental organisation(NGO), yesterday presented consumables and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth GH ₵45,000 to three psychiatric hospitals in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Vaccine Distribution Exposes Glaring Global Health Inequity
[Ghanaian Times] This year's World Health Day was marked on Wednesday against the backdrop of a raging pandemic highlighted with inequitable access to COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Every Individual Must Undergo Regular Check-Up ... to Reduce Threat of'Silent Killers' - - Prof Akosa
[Ghanaian Times] Tarkwa -- A pathologist and researcher, Prof. Agyeman Badu Akosa, has reiterated the need for public institutions and individuals to undergo regular check-ups to reduce the threats of silent killer diseases in Ghana. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Nationwide Anti-Malaria Campaign - 30 Million Mosquito Nets to Be Distributed From April
[Ghanaian Times] As part of the country's malaria pre-eradication drive, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) is to distribute 30 million Long-Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviours among deaf adolescents in Ghana: a cross-sectional study - Quarshie ENB, Fobi D, Acheampong EK, Honu-Mensah CM, Fobi J, Appau O, Andoh-Arthur J, Oppong Asante K.
BACKGROUND: A growing global concern is that suicide research has paid little attention to young people with disabilities, particularly, in low- and middle-income countries (LAMICs). We aimed to estimate the 12-month prevalence of suicidal ideation and att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Africa: COVAX Reaches Over 100 Economies, 42 Days After First International Delivery
[WHO] The COVAX Facility has now delivered life-saving vaccines to over 100 economies since making its first international delivery to Ghana on 24 February 2021. So far, more than 38 million doses of vaccines from manufacturers AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Serum Institute of India (SII) have now been delivered, including 61 economies eligible for vaccines through the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment. COVAX aims to supply vaccines to all participating economies that have requested vaccines, in the first (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Overcoming COVID-19: World Leaders Must Finance a More Equal World to Beat Pandemics
High school graduation, Accra, Ghana, 2013. Credit: United NationsBy Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Apr 8 2021 (IPS) Leaders at this year’s World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings (April 5-11) will determine how best to recover from one of the biggest crises the institutions have faced since their founding in 1944—COVID-19’s impact and its economic aftermath. Given the need to fund treatment and vaccines, there is pressure to scale back funding for social provisions. But doing so would prove a catastrophic—and costly—mistake. Instead, leaders must boldly finance a more equal world. The issue isn’t just...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Winnie Byanyima Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda
Michael, 34, a nurse at Wurm CHPS, Ghana, washes his hands. Every healthcare centre in the world’s poorest countries could have taps and toilets for just half-an-hour’s worth of COVID-19 spending. Credit: WaterAid / Apagnawen AnnankraBy Helen HamiltonLONDON, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) This World Health Day, G20 finance ministers will meet in Rome, Italy, to discuss how they will build back from the pandemic. The global economy is and concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind. The World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Hamilton Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Assessing the determinants of the wish to die among the elderly population in Ghana - Simmons SS, Maiolo V, Ahinkorah BO, Hagan JEJ, Seidu AA, Schack T.
BACKGROUND: A wish to die is common in elderly people. Concerns about death wishes among the elderly have risen in Ghana, where the ageing transition is comparable to other low-and middle-income countries. However, nationally representative research on dea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Bullying victimization among in-school adolescents in ghana: analysis of prevalence and correlates from the global school-based health survey - Aboagye RG, Seidu AA, Hagan JEJ, Frimpong JB, Okyere J, Cadri A, Ahinkorah BO.
(1) Background: Although bullying victimization is a phenomenon that is increasingly being recognized as a public health and mental health concern in many countries, research attention on this aspect of youth violence in low- and middle-income countries, e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictors of seat-belt use among bus passengers in Ghana: an application of the theory of planned behaviour and health belief model - Okyere P, Agyei-Baffour P, Harris MJ, Mock C, Donkor P, Yankson IK, Owusu-Dabo E.
This study sought to determine the predictors of self-reported seat-belt use among bus passengers in Ghana based on the theory of planned beh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Compliance of commercial motorcycle riders with road safety regulations in a peri-urban town of Ghana - Hagan D, Tarkang EE, Aku FY.
BACKGROUND: While motorcycles are essential for moving people and goods, they are also, a significant contributor to Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs), making it a public health issue of concern globally. The Hohoe Municipal Hospital records increasing RTAs du... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cameroon/Ethiopia: C ôte d'Ivoire - Ethiopia - Ghanaian Referee Collapses On Pitch
[Cameroon Tribune] Though touched by the unfortunate incident on March 30, 2021, both nations still booked spots in the 2021 AFCON. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: WHO Urban Health Initiative Releases Report On Sustainable Transport in Ghana
[WHO] Reading time: (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Make Conscious Efforts to Handle Discrimination Against TB Patients and Caregivers
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has directed all health facilities in the country to include tuberculosis (TB) in their screening for COVID-19, as both present similar symptoms like coughing, difficulty in breathing and fever. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ghana: Firms' Survival in Coronavirus Era Hinges On Good Corporate Governance-Second Deputy Governor, BoG
[Ghanaian Times] Good corporate governance will be the defining issue that differentiates firms that will be able to ride the storm as the novel coronavirus pandemic rages on, the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Elsie Addo Awadzi has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Understanding stalking among university students in Ghana: a mixed-methods study - Zagurny ESF, Compton SD, Dzomeku V, Cannon LM, Omolo T, Munro-Kramer ML.
The purpose of this study is to explore experiences of stalking behaviors among midwifery students at one Ghanaian university, as well as their association with mental health disorders. Specifically, this study had the following three aims: (a) to identify... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: Ghana's Lockdown Hit Vulnerable Workers Hard - What Needs to Happen Next Time
[The Conversation Africa] Coronavirus lockdowns brought the world to a standstill. Rules on hygiene and social distancing have reshaped daily life, schools and businesses had been closed, and gatherings banned. Almost 2.7 billion workers, representing around 81% the world's workforce, have been affected by partial or full lockdown regulations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Value of Water Goes Far Beyond its Stock Price
In northern Ghana some 50% of people lack access to safe drinking water. Credit: UNDP GhanaBy Lyla Mehta and Alan Nicol*EAST SUSSEX, UK, Mar 20 2021 (IPS) In the midst of a global pandemic, when the presence of water in our lives has never seemed more important, its future availability has also never been more uncertain. Water scarcity is now such a threat that it is even possible to trade in ‘water futures’ – joining commodities like gold and oil on Wall Street, with traders hedging against future water availability. So, while farmers and pastoralists struggle to know when the next rainfall will come, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lyla Mehta and Alan Nicol Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Global Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation World Water Day 2021 Source Type: news

Access to Safe Water Never Loses Value
COVID precautions at Safe Water Network iJal Station in India. Credit: Safe Water NetworkBy Nathan YardyNEW YORK, Mar 20 2021 (IPS) The global community is celebrating World Water Day 2021. In the COVID-19 pandemic era, the importance and value of water for all people has never been clearer. Access to safe water is essential for public health and thriving communities. Before COVID, we knew that 4 billion people, or about two-thirds of the world’s population, face severe water scarcity at least one month every year. One of the most important defenses against the coronavirus, washing hands with soap and water, is out ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nathan Yardy Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Global Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation World Water Day 2021 Source Type: news

Ghana will no longer sell cocoa to Switzerland
A year ago, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo became the first African leader to be invited in about 60 years on a state visit to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: The Republic of Ghana Deposits the Instrument of Ratification of the African Medicines Agency
[African Union] The Republic of Ghana becomes the sixth (6th) Member State to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA). The Republic of Ghana ratified the Treaty for the establishment of AMA on 24 February 2021 in Accra, Ghana and deposited the instrument of accession, to the Commission of the African Union (AU) on 16 March 2021 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Commercial sex work among university students: a case study of four public universities in Ghana - Gbagbo FY, Gbagbo JA.
BACKGROUND: Despite its criminalization in Ghana, commercial sex work dates back to ancient societies and occurs in various forms within communities. The authors examined commercial sex work in selected public Universities in Ghana to inform policy and pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between food insecurity and depression among older adults from low- and middle-income countries - Smith L, Il Shin J, McDermott D, Jacob L, Barnett Y, L ópez-Sánchez GF, Veronese N, Yang L, Soysal P, Oh H, Grabovac I, Koyanagi A.
BACKGROUND: To examine the association between self-reported food insecurity and depression in 34,129 individuals aged ≥50 years from six low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) (China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa). METHODS: C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Ghana: How Commodity Exporting Countries Have Been Hit By Covid-19
[The Conversation Africa] Ghana generates over 80% of its export revenues from three primary commodities - gold, crude oil and cocoa exports. It is classified by UNCTAD as commodity dependent, making it vulnerable to sharp drops in commodity prices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women as perpetrators of intimate partner violence in Ghana - Tenkorang EY.
Previous studies on intimate partner violence in sub-Saharan Africa and Ghana focused mainly on male-perpetrated violence, with little emphasis on female-perpetrated abuse and the factors influencing it. Using nationally representative cross-sectional data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Factors affecting utilization of traditional bonesetters in the Northern Region of Ghana - Yempabe T, Edusei A, Donkor P, Buunaaim A, Mock C.
BACKGROUND: Traditional bonesetters (TBS) are still highly patronized by people with fractures in Africa. We sought to investigate factors affecting the utilization of TBS services in the Northern Region of Ghana. METHODS: A mixed-methods study tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injured and broke: the impacts of the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on service delivery and catastrophic health expenditure among seriously injured children - Stewart BT, Gyedu A, Goodman SK, Boakye G, Scott JW, Donkor P, Mock C.
INTRODUCTION: Ghana implemented a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2003 as a step toward universal health coverage. We aimed to determine the effect of the NHIS on timeliness of care, mortality, and catastrophic health expenditure (CHE) among chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Substance use among street-connected children and adolescents in Ghana and South Africa: a cross-country comparison study - Asante KO, Nefale MT.
Using two cross-sectional surveys with a purposive sample of 376 homeless children and adolescents in both Ghana and South Africa, this study was conducted to examine the prevalence, sociodemographic and psychosocial correlates of substance use among stree... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia met to discuss how to improve the conditions of women, girls, and youth during pandemics. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 11 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic on the continent, a recent webinar attended by parliamentarians from Africa and Asia heard. Gift Malunga, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative for Zambia, told delegates that during the lockdown in Zambia, 90% of calls to traditional hotlines ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Down in Hell
Minor resting after exiting the mine, Ghana. Credit: Lisa KristineBy Lisa KristineSAN FRANCISCO, Mar 9 2021 (IPS) I am about 200 feet down a rickety old mine shaft, in the Ashanti gold mining region of Ghana. It is stiflingly hot and darker than a moonless night. I can only feel the touch of sweaty bodies passing in the darkness and hear the reverberating sound of miners coughing and breaking rocks. The lack of oxygen and dust make it hard to breathe. I have no idea how deep this shaft goes – hundreds of feet? More? If there is a Hell this must be what it feels like. The abolitionists who have brought me to this ill...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lisa Kristine Tags: Africa Crime & Justice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ghana: Stakeholders Call for Hepatitis B, Malaria Testing Guidelines
[Ghanaian Times] Stakeholders at a Hepatitis B and Malaria (HEPMAL) workshop yesterday called for a National Testing Guidelines for the eradication of Hepatitis B and Malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - March 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ghana: Sharing Space With Mosquitoes - the Woes of Trotro Mates, Drivers and Mechanics
[Ghanaian Times] Malaria is still a major public health problem in Ghana even though, the country has seen significant improvement in its fight against the disease over the years. These gains that the country has chalked so far in relation to reducing the malaria burden could be attributed to the several malaria control interventions implemented in line with its National Strategic Plan. The Ghanaian population are reached interventions such as the Distribution of Long Lasting Insecticide Nets (LLINs) through mass campaigns (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

It's a woman's thing: gender roles sustaining the practice of female genital mutilation among the Kassena-Nankana of northern Ghana - Akweongo P, Jackson EF, Appiah-Yeboah S, Sakeah E, Phillips JF.
INTRODUCTION: The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM/C) in traditional African societies is grounded in traditions of patriarchy that subjugate women. It is widely assumed that approaches to eradicating the practice must therefore focus on women's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What Role Can South-South Cooperation Play in Post COVID-19 Recovery?
By Matteo MarchisioBEIJING, Mar 2 2021 (IPS) Five years ago, at the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the United Nations, world leaders adopted the ambitious Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The Agenda was to be accomplished through the achievement of 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030: eradicating poverty, ending hunger, addressing climate change – just to name a few. Matteo MarchisioThe COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 suddenly disrupted advancement toward meeting this goal, in many cases rolling back years of progress. The World Bank, for example, estimated that COVID-19 has pushed an additional 88 to ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Matteo Marchisio Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs South-South TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ghana: President Gets Covid-19 Jab to Encourage Vaccination Drive
[RFI] In an effort to allay Ghanaians' vaccine fears, President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken the Covid-19 jab on live television, hoping to kick start the vaccine campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Akufo-Addo Gets First Covid-19 Jab
[DW] Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo became the world's first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine from Covax, a scheme to help poorer countries acquire jabs. Some 600,000 doses are set to be distributed across the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘We sink or we swim together’: 5 things you need to know about COVAX
COVAX has been trending in stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in recent days, particularly in relation to the shipment of vaccines to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, the first to arrive in Africa. Here’s a UN News recap of what COVAX is, and why it is so important. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ghana and C ôte d’Ivoire begin history-making COVAX vaccination drives
As the first recipients of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine doses through the UN-partnered COVAX initiative, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana began their vaccine rollouts on Monday, prioritizing frontline workers and vulnerable groups, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa: Who Director-General's Opening Remarks At the Media Briefing On Covid-19 - 1 March 2021
[WHO] Today, Ghana and C ôte d'Ivoire started vaccinating health workers against COVID-19, becoming the first countries to begin vaccination campaigns with doses supplied through COVAX. A further 11 million doses will be delivered this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: First Covid-19 COVAX Vaccine Doses Administered in Africa
[Unicef] Geneva / New York / Oslo -- As the global rollout of COVAX vaccines accelerates, the first COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in Africa using COVAX doses began today in Ghana and C ôte d'Ivoire. These campaigns are the among the first to use doses provided by the COVAX Facility's Gavi COVAX Advanced Market Commitment (AMC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The First COVID-19 Vaccines Shipped Through COVAX Were Administered in the Ivory Coast
Frontline workers and public officials from the Ivory Coast on March 1 became the first people in the world to receive COVID-19 vaccines shipped from the COVAX Facility, in a long-awaited step toward global health equity. COVAX, a joint initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO); Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, aims to ensure fair access to vaccines in countries around the world. Wealthier nations were able to purchase enough vaccines through the COVAX Facility to inoculate up to 50% of their populations, and 92 middle- and low-income nations will receive free vac...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

First COVID-19 COVAX vaccine doses administered in Africa
As the global rollout of COVAX vaccines accelerates, the first COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in Africa using COVAX doses began today in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. These campaigns are the among the first to use doses provided by the COVAX Facility’s Gavi COVAX Advanced Market Commitment (AMC). The AMC is the COVAX Facility’s mechanism to provide donor-funded vaccines to lower-income countries. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

Ghana: 600,000 Doses Land in Ghana
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana took delivery of its first consignment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines in Accra yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Low Utilisation of Insecticide-Treated Nets Worrying, Behavioral Change a Need - Expert
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana continues to make investments in malaria prevention. This is because she is one of the 11 countries contributing to the global malaria burden. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - February 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ghana Becomes First Low Income Country to Receive Free COVID-19 Vaccines
The delivery comes eight months after the launch of the COVAX initiative - the World Health Organisation's global sharing scheme. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: World's First Batch of COVAX Vaccines Arrives in Accra
[DW] The World Health Organization's global vaccine-sharing scheme aims to get doses to the world's poorest countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Ghana Becomes First Low Income Country to Receive Free Covid-19 Vaccines
[FrontPageAfrica] Accra, Ghana -- The first wave of COVID-19 vaccines has arrived in Ghana through the COVAX initiative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Covax vaccine-sharing scheme delivers first doses to Ghana
The vaccine-sharing scheme aims to help poorer countries like Ghana get Covid-19 jabs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news