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Advocacy Manager: Teenage pregnancies in the Northern Region High

An Advocacy Manager and Youth Focal Person for Marie Stopes International Ghana, Mr. Godfred Bonnah has revealed that about 14.2 pregnancies in Ghana are found in adolescents who are under 20 years. The situation, he says is, worrying. According to Mr. Bonnah, the northern region has the lowest prevalence rate of 9 or 10 per…
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Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights Debate and Quiz competition in Tamale

Ghana Senior High School (GHANASCO) and Islamic Senior High Schools were crowned winners of the first ever inter-schools sexual and reproductive health and rights debate and quiz competition in Tamale. The event, which started with ten second cycle institutions within the metropolis, is a move by Marie Stopes International Ghana to improve adolescent health indicators…
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Health delivery at Bunglung

Hundreds of women and children in the Bunglung electoral area which is about five kilometers from Savelugu on Friday stormed the Chief's palace to receive free health service. The exercise was conducted by┬áthe northern branch of Cuba Trained Ghanaian Association of Ghana, with the intention of extending health service to the door step of the…
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Pharmacy council blames abuse of drugs on subsidies and easy accessibility

The Northern Regional Manager of Pharmacy Council, Mr. Michael Anin Ameyaw has attributed the abuse of pharmaceutical products to accessibility, subsidized cost, and inability of the police to arrest people who possess the products. Government, he said, has subsidized most of the cost of pharmaceutical products thereby making it cheap and affordable to abusers. Outlining…
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