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COVID-19: Community Response

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COVID-19 pandemic: Implications on maternal and child healthcare

COVID-19 pandemic: Implications on maternal and child healthcare

By: DCMC (Christabel Osei-Boateng and Gabby Dakudedzi) August 12, 2020 One of the far-reaching effects of Coronavirus disease has been on maternal and child healthcare services, especially in rural communities ...
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Measures to prevent spread of Covid-19: The assumptions and the reality at the Tema General Hospital

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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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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