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Ghana records tremendous drop in malaria cases and deaths, but…

Ghana has over the last decade recorded significant progress in general public health care delivery and also a major decline in the malaria prevalence from the high level of over 50 per cent in 2012 to 20.4 per cent in 2016.  These have resulted in major drops in malaria cases …

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Ghana marks World AIDS Day with focus on farmers

Ghana on December 1, 2017, joins the rest of the globe to mark this year’s World AIDS Day (WAD), under the local theme: “The Right to Health: Know Your HIV Status, Seek Early Treatment”. World AIDS Day is marked annually to raise awareness on the AIDS epidemic, its impact on …

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Volta Region is becoming cassava processing hub

A new breathe of life is running through entrepreneurs in the Volta region. There is ‘jostling’ here and there for space, ideas and support as government’s “One District, One Factory” takes shape. But even before that initiative, cassava appears to be enjoying a good ride with many small and medium …

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The power of a full stomach; threads connecting the food industry to lingering youth issues

In the most populous black nation, food plays a vital role. It is not only viewed as an essential item at social gatherings, over the years it has become a tool used by certain individuals and groups to pursue their aims and objectives.  A few years ago, during the gubernatorial …

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COP23 talks take off in Bonn without America?

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World leaders and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) would converge in Bonn, November 6 to 17 2017 for this year’s climate talks but without Donald Trump’s America? The conference which is the 23rd in the series dubbed COP23 would be presided over by Fiji Island and …

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Plastic waste dents the beauty of Nzulezu

The beauty of Nzulezu, one of the cherished tourist sites in the Western Region, is gradually being marred by the daily rise of plastic and other domestic wastes. This tourists sites in the Region became the toast of both foreign and local tourists due to its uniqueness and the fact …

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Digitising Ghana’s economy; best option to catch up with globalisation

Ghana has taken a giant step to digitise her economy, which a United Nations Report, funded by the Better Than Cash Alliance that advocates the transition from cash to digital payments, estimates that it could save the nation GH¢250 million annually.      The Report also predicted that the country would …

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Climate Change impact on the Brong-Ahafo Region – UNDP’s Intervention

Recent developments around the globe with Ghana being not an exception point to the fact that there are issues with the environment due to problems from Climate Change that need to be corrected. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines it as a change of climate that …

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Animal tuberculosis – A looming threat to public health

Do you know that cats and dogs, can congregate human beings of various climes?  The two animals draw attention of communities than the gong-gong beater.   The meat of these animals, not universally classified as food though, but relished as mouth-watering cuisine, perhaps a passion, has come to stay, as socio-cultural …

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