in northern ghana and its health effects

Inequality in Ghana A Fundamental National Challenge

northern Ghana While the number of poor declined by 25 million between 1992 and 2006 in the south, the figure increased by 900,000 in the north Poverty remains endemic in the northern regions of the country, with the poverty rate standing at 704 percent and 879 percent for Upper East and Upper West respectively in 2006...

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Prevalence of dysmenorrhea among University students in ,

Prevalence of dysmenorrhea among University students in Northern Ghana its impact and management strategi , It would have been expected that the undesirable effects of dysmenorrhea and menstruation associated symptoms on the activities of respondents, would cause them to be eager to visit the hospital but only 163 ever did so ....

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Ghana s Water Crisis

Ghana s water and sanitation crisis In Ghana, more than five million people about 18 percent rely on surface water to meet their daily water needs, leaving them vulnerable to water-related illness and disease Further, 81 percent of Ghanaians lack access to ,...

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Cultural practices in Ghana POPLINEorg

The 1993 Demographic and Health Survey found that 56 of all married women wanted to have children 34 either did not wanted more children or had been sterilized The respective figures in 1988 were 65 vs 23 In the northern parts of the country women wanted to have an average of 64 children, and for elderly women the ideal family size was ....

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National Nutrition Policy For Ghana

National Nutrition Policy For Ghana , food safety, poor hygiene and sanitation, and health care The deleterious effects of malnutrition include increased risk of illness and death especially in children reduction in cognitive capacity, lowered economic productivity potential, and increased risk , Ministry of health Ghana Health and ....

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The effects of road traffic accidents on society The case ,

Jun 17, 2013 0183 32 This study determines the effects of RTAs on households and employers of RTA victims It identifies factors that influence RTAs as well as the trends of deaths from RTAs in the Kassena Nankana districts KNDs in northern Ghana...

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Teenage pregnancy in Ghana Assessing ,

The Ghana Health Service has focused on education as its main strategy in addressing sexual and reproductive issues in Ghana and with services predominately focused on the current needs of young ....

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THE CAUSE AND EFFECT OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY CASE ,

the cause and effect of teenage pregnancy case of kontagora local government area in niger state, northern part of nigeria ogori a f ajeya shitu fatima and yunusa a r school of vocational education ,department of home economics federal college of education kontagora niger state,nigeria e-mail ogoriakamafriday gmail...

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Ghana Launches Free High School Education Voice of ,

Sep 15, 2017 0183 32 Education at the secondary high school level is now free in GhanaPresident Nana Akufo-Addo announced the launch of the program Tuesday, calling it a ,...

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Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts, Opinions ,

All about Ghana business, culture, education, government, latest news and background information Youtube Icon Facebook Icon Twitter Icon , Clothing, Health Beauty 10,238 ....

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Health consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting ,

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting FGM/C is a harmful traditional practice with severe health complications, deeply rooted in many Sub-Saharan African countri In The Gambia, the prevalence of FGM/C is 783 in women aged between 15 and 49 years The objective of this study is to perform a first evaluation of the magnitude of the health consequences of FGM/C in The Gambia...

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The main objective of the study was to map conflict zones in Ghana with northern Ghana as the case for this phase Specifically, the study sought to 1 Analyze the spatio-temporal dynamics of conflicts 2 Examine the underlying causes of such conflicts 3 Examine the current status of various conflicts 4...

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The effect of maternal and child factors ,

Undernutrition among preschool children in Northern region is the highest in Ghana However, there is scarcity of data on the factors that determine undernutrition in these children This study investigated the effect of maternal and child factors on undernutrition among preschool children in Northern Ghana This study was a community based analytical cross-sectional survey on a sample of 425 ....

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining galamsey towards ,

companies put measures to tackle these effects, its effectiveness has been set back On the other hand, the illegal miners do not have any measure even to protect themselves, let alone the communiti Ghana, the 10th leading producer of gold in the world has ,...

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Effects of female genital cutting on physical health ,

Objective Worldwide, an estimated 125 million girls and women live with female genital mutilation/cutting FGM/C We aimed to systematically review the evidence for physical health risks associated with FGM/C Design We searched 15 databases to identify studies up to January 2012 Selection criteria were empirical studies reporting physical health outcomes from FGM/C, affecting females with ....

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Effects Conflicts On Growth And Development Of Businesses ,

Effects Conflicts On Growth And Development Of Businesses Politics Essay 4152 words 17 pages Essay in Politics , The skin is the symbol of chiefly authority in northern Ghana, equivalent to the stool in the south , To determine the effects of the conflicts on health and education...

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Climate Change in Ghana, its effects Opinions 2018

Mar 15, 2018 0183 32 Climate Change in Ghana, its effects , drought and flooding in many parts of the Northern Region of entire Ghana has become a yearly worry ,...

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Water supply and sanitation in Ghana

Founded in 2005, PHW was designed to be a manufacturer of ceramic pot water filters located in the northern city of Tamale, Ghana Its two goals include delivering aid to the people most in need of safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene WASH in Northern Ghana, and ,...

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Impacts of Climate Variability on Food Security in ,

Northern Ghana Raymond Abudu Kasei 12, Boateng Ampadu 1 and Sem Yalevu 1 Abstract The problem of climate variability and its impact on food security in terms of agricultural productivity continues to attract scientific research in many parts of the tropics Temporal variability of rainfall is associated with the yields of rainfed crops...

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Ghana Geography, Location, weather etc

Today s Weather The climate of Ghana is tropical, but temperatures vary with season and elevation Except in the north two rainy seasons occur, from April to July and from September to November...

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Climate Change and Variability in Ghana Stocktaking

This paper provides a holistic literature review of climate change and variability in Ghana by examining the impact and projections of climate change and variability in various sectors agricultural, health and energy and its implication on ecology, land use, poverty and welfare The findings suggest that there is a projected high temperature and low rainfall in the years 2020, 2050 and 2080 ....

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SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN GHANAIAN TOWNS A CASE OF ,

It will provide a clear understanding of the nature of the problem and the remedying strategies that can be adapted to solve the problem It will further encourage studies into the problem in similar Towns in Northern Ghana and Ghana at large 17 Chapter organisation This work is organised into five chapters...

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Health Care and Infrastructure in Accra, Ghana

The second governmental body that works with health care in Ghana is GHS, an autonomous Executive Agency responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health through its governing Council - the Ghana Health Service Council The GHS continues to receive public funds and thus remains within the ....

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Ghana Country Environmental Analysis

Ghana Country Environmental Analysis September 06, 2006 Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Department AFTSD Africa Region The World Bank Agence Française de Développement Royal Netherlands Embassy Document of the World Bank...

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Male Partner Violence against Women in Northern Ghana Its ,

Male Partner Violence against Women in Northern Ghana Its Dimensions and Health Policy Implications Paul Alhassan Issahaku Doctor of Philosophy Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work University of Toronto 2012 Abstract The study was conducted in northern Ghana to determine the scope of male partner violence...

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Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey UNICEF Ghana

Ghana Statistical Service in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service as part of the Global MICS Programme Technical support was provided by the United Nations...

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Climate Change in Ghana Impacts on Agriculture and the ,

The five papers in this volume represent a selection of ongoing research on climate change in Ghana They focus exclusively on agriculture given its significance in Ghana s economy The lead off paper is by Ferdinand Mawunya and Samuel Adiku and is entitled, Implications of Climate Change for Agric...

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Malnutrition and the ,

Nov 28, 2007 0183 32 The country experienced remarkable gains in health from the immediate post independence era Life expectancy improved over the years and the prevention of a range of communicable diseases improved child survival and development However in the last decade despite increasing investments in health, Ghana has not achieved target health outcom...

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Major Problems Facing Ghana Today

HEALTH DIASPORA Major Problems Facing Ghana Today The Republic of Ghana or Ghana for short, is a West African country located along the Gulf of Guinea the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean between the Republics of Ivory Coast and Togo , The northern parts of Ghana unlike the rest of the country, get very ....

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The Effect of Ghana s National Health Insurance Scheme on ,

The Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme Ghana s National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS was created by the National Health Insurance Act of August 2003, and is one of very few attempts by a sub-Saharan African country to implement a national-level, universal health insurance program 12 A newly-created National Health Insurance Authority NHIA was commissioned to secure the ....

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