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COVID-19: Community Response

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Measures to prevent spread of Covid-19: The assumptions and the reality at the Tema General Hospital

By: Kwame Grundoo, a DCMC member, Tema (June 2, 2020) Many institutions, including health facilities have adopted some measures such as the installation of hand washing facilities at their front ...
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Seeking healthcare amidst Covid-19 pandemic: Citizens weigh risk

By SEND GHANA’s DCMCs: Abdul Salam (Gushegu), Sumaila (Tamale), Daniel Achiri (East Mamprusi), Abubakari Shani (Yendi) and Mbamba Mark (Central Gonja) Residents in the People for Health (P4H) Project operational ...
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COVID-19: Agormanya market clinic lacks personal protective equipment

By: Samuel Atter, People for Health (P4H) Focal person, Lower Manya Krobo April 20, 2020 Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Eastern regional health directorate, like many other ...
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Enforcing Social Distancing Protocol at public places: Who is Monitoring?

Source: District Citizens Monitoring Committees (DCMCs) 5th May 2020 Covid-19 case counts in Ghana continue to escalate in an alarming proportion. Nevertheless, some citizens are unfazed as they flagrantly ignore ...
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Observing social distancing in commercial vehicles lead to hikes in lorry fares in some farming communities

By: Benyina Afriyie Timothy, Focal person, Western Region April 20, 2020 The directive of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) for commercial drivers to reduce the number of passengers ...
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Is COVID-19 regenerating Child labour as children are back on cocoa farms?

By: Ismaila Pomasi, Chair, Cocoa Abrabopa Association April 20, 2020 Since the president’s directive to halt all school activities as one of the measures of reducing the spread of the ...
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Cocoa communities in Ashanti and Ahafo regions are not accessing farm inputs from markets due to lockdown in Greater Kumasi

By: Ismaila Pomasi, Chair, Cocoa Abrabopa Association 20th April 2020 Although cocoa growing communities are not locked down, some farmers are complaining that the partial lockdown in Greater Kumasi is ...
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TRADITIONAL BELIEFS HINDERING THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN BOACHIPE

Story by: Mbamba Mark Osman, Buipe (April 15, 2020) Some residents of Boachipe, a farming community in the Central Gonja district of the Savannah Region believe they are immune from ...
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STEP UP EFFORTS IN ENFORCING COVID-19 PREVENTION PROTOCOLS IN NKWANTA

By: Prince Safori Amponsah, P4H Focal Person, Nkwanta South ( April 15, 2020) Social interaction and bonding are embedded in the Ghanaian culture in different practices and forms. This makes ...
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Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly institutes measures to reduce the spread of Coronavirus at the Agormanya market

By: Samuel Atter, P4H Focal Person, Lower Manya Krobo (April 15, 2020) The Municipal Chief Executive of Lower Manya Krobo has directed that only food items and consumables are sold ...
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