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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMISSIONS €37.6 MILLION UPPER EAST REGION WATER SUPPLY PROJECT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 5th August 2022, commissioned the €37.6 million Upper East Region Water Supply Project, as part of his tour of the Upper East Region. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the Upper East Region Water Supply System will provide the people of Bolgatanga, Navrongo, Paga and its […]

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FEATURE: World Bank-funded GAMA project boosts Ghana’s fight against open defecation

by Justice Lee Adoboe    ACCRA, –Michael Agbetsoamedo, 52, is a resident of Ashaiman Official Town, 23 kilometers north-east of the capital, and works at the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AshMA) as a counselor at the Disability Unit.    Like many urban slum dwellers, Agbetsoamedo, who became completely blind 30 years ago, had no toilet in his house. […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMISSIONS €37.6 MILLION UPPER EAST REGION WATER SUPPLY PROJECT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 5th August 2022, commissioned the €37.6 million Upper East Region Water Supply Project, as part of his tour of the Upper East Region. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the Upper East Region Water Supply System will provide the people of Bolgatanga, Navrongo, Paga and its […]

Klottey-Korle benefits from 421 households toilets—Minister

Open defecation remains major public health concern in Ghana—stakeholders

Open Defecation: Pupils in Assin Fosu refuse to go to School….as Classrooms turn into Lavatory, lovers joint

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMISSIONS €37.6 MILLION UPPER EAST REGION WATER SUPPLY PROJECT

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 5th August 2022, commissioned the €37.6 million Upper East Region Water Supply Project, as part of his tour of the Upper East Region. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the Upper East Region Water Supply System will provide the people of Bolgatanga, Navrongo, Paga and its […]

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Klottey-Korle benefits from 421 households toilets—Minister

Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has told Parliament the Klottey-Korle constituency has benefited from four hundred and twenty-one (421) One-House-one toilet scheme introduced as government’s flagship projects. According to her the scheme has so far provided 305,360 low-in-come population within the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water project funded […]

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Open defecation remains major public health concern in Ghana—stakeholders

According to the 2021 Population and Housing Census, 17.7 per cent representing about 5.5 million people in Ghana still practice open defecation. “It is also sad to observe that 3,600 children die every year from diseases such as diarrhea, cholera and typhoid fever when these are easily preventable with affordable and proven interventions such as […]

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Open Defecation: Pupils in Assin Fosu refuse to go to School….as Classrooms turn into Lavatory, lovers joint

The Assin Fosu Municipal Education Director, Ms. Mercy Akua Lissar has registered her displeasure over the incessant use of some classrooms in the municipality as defecating, smoking and lovers’ joint by some unscrupulous persons in the area. According to her, the pupils are forced to use contact hours to scrub human excreta and condoms before […]

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A total of 1,188 rural communities, 35 small towns achieve ODF status

This feat has been achieved following the construction of 44,109 household toilets while 496,781 people have also adopted the practice of handwashing with soap in those areas.At the institutional level, over 349 schools, and over 80 health care facilities in the regions have been supported with improved toilets and water supply while 107,000 school children […]