The Member of Parliament for Asante Akim Central in the Ashanti region, Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi, has repaired a defective ambulance, which he procured some years ago for the Dwease-Praso sub-municipality in a bid to reduce maternal and newborn deaths.
The Paediatric Society of Ghana (PSG) is a member of the Evidence for Action Maternal and Newborn Health Professional Society. The PSG is a Child Health Awareness and Advocacy non-governmental organization, which seeks to promote the health and well-being of all children in Ghana.
Friday, 7th August, 2015, Accra:-The MamaYe! Advocacy Coalition has called on the leadership of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and the Ministry of Health to quickly find an amicable solution to the impasse over the latter’s conditions of service for the sake of pregnant women and newborns.
Stress is an emotional means by which the body responds to a demand on it. The situations or pressures that cause stress are called stressors and can be caused by both good and bad experiences. Managing stress can be unbearable, depending on the circumstances of an individual such as for example, the work you do, your age, your health, either single or married amid others.
She is forthright, firm and fair. She is bright and bold. She is simple and sensitive. Above all, she leads. These are but a few of the adjectives used to describe the genial Dr. Belinda Afriyie Nimako by residents of South Dayi and her colleagues.
Meet Mama Atrato, Queenmother of Ho Dome in the Asogli State of the Volta Region. She is described by some as their role model because she has proven to be genuinely concerned about the welfare of women, especially their health needs. But she describes herself as a “passionate activist for women living everywhere”.
Members of the MamaYe Advocacy Coalition momentarily stopped the 2015 National Health Partners' Summit to demand game-changing interventions to address preventable maternal and newborn deaths.
Greater investment in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), is an area that has been overlooked, and yet has potential to improve maternal and newborn health (MNH). WASH refers to “improved water quantity and quality, sanitation, and hygiene” and can prevent or minimise the transmission of disease.
When Kobina Essian was told by his family that they could not afford his junior high school fees, he realised that his dreams of becoming a medical doctor were no longer likely to come true. Leaning up against a coconut tree, he closes his eyes and remarks “I always liked their white outfits, it made them look so knowledgeable.