U.S. and Ghana Work Together to Achieve Malaria Elimination and Zero Malaria Deaths by 2030

Accra, GHANA – On July 28, 2020, the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, virtually joined the Government Statistician  of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, and the Program Manager of the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), Dr. Keziah Malm, to launch the 2019 Malaria Indicator Survey (MIS) results.  The launch highlighted ...
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U.S. Partners with Ghana to Launch Learning Radio Program to Improve Reading for Ghanaian Children

Accra, GHANA — On June 15, 2020, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan joined Ghana’s Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, in launching the Ghana Learning Radio: Reading Program. Developed in response to the closure of over 25,000 primary schools nationwide due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the radio program will engage parents, caregivers, and students ...
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U.S. Supports Women’s Economic Development with New Shea Processing Center and Warehousing Facility

Sorogu, Northern Region, GHANA— On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated a shea butter processing facility and warehouse for the Tiyumtaba Women’s Shea Cooperative of Sorogu, located in the Sagnerigu Municipality in the Northern Region of Ghana. The new facility, is part of a U.S. Government effort to partner with communities, ...
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USA Supports Ghana to Advance and Strengthen Community-level Health Service Delivery

Accra, GHANA—  On November 12, 2019, the United States of America, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), joined dignitaries from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ghana Health Service to celebrate collaborative efforts to improve the health of Ghanaians at the USAID Systems for Health learning event. The project expanded evidence-based, ...
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U.S. and Ghana Launch Seed Sector Workshop in Ghana

Accra, Ghana ­­- The U.S. government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a Seed Sector Workshop from November 5-6 at the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement.  A part of the Borlaug Higher Education for Agriculture Research and Development (BHEARD) Program, this two-day workshop hosted representatives from the Government of Ghana and ...
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USA Partners with Ghana to Promote Healthier Behaviors

Accra, GHANA— The United States of America is partnering with Ghana’s Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service to encourage all Ghanaians to “Live a Good Life!” In 2016, the Ghana Health Service revived the GoodLife brand, a mass media campaign to promote healthy lifestyle messages through television, radio, posters, and brochures.  The United ...
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United States of America Supports Ghana’s Fisheries and Coastal Environment Development Agenda

Accra, GHANA– The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission with support from the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  organized a three-day conference, from August 19-21, 2019, in Accra to highlight and discuss successes, lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges in the fisheries sector in Ghana. The ...
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USA and Ghana Partner to Expand Access to Potable Water in Savannah Region

Tuna, Savannah Region, GHANA — On June 26, the Ministry for Sanitation and Water Resources commissioned a small town water system in Tuna completed through a partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide Savannah Region communities with a sustained potable water source. Estimated at more than 8,000 people, Tuna residents ...
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Ghana partners with U.S. to Strengthen Maternal and Child Health Services

Accra, GHANA—On June 6, the Ministry of Health together with the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a Maternal and Child Survival Symposium.  Over 150 participants from the Ministry of Health; the Ghana Health Service; the National Health Insurance Authority; the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection; ...
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U.S. and Ghana Advance Competitive Procurement in the Energy Sector

Accra, GHANA— On September 18, 2018, Ghana’s Ministry of Energy and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through Power Africa, launched a 3-day capacity building workshop to discuss competitive procurement of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and infrastructure. The 3-day workshop brought together decision-makers from Ghana’s key ministries, regulators, and commercial entities from the ...
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