The People for Health (P4H) National Advocacy Team is calling on the president and government to provide details on the sustainable funding for HIV prevention announced at the 2018 National HIV & AIDS Research Conference (NHARCON) in Accra.
Going to the hospital in Ghana is a nightmare, I told a doctor, and I hate hospitals for the fact that usually the patient, I chose to call them clients voice is drowned in the whole process of diagnoses and treatment.
It seems to me that sometimes the doctors are themselves confused as to what treatment plan to use in treating certain kinds of illness and in a bid to present themselves as superior and all-knowing tend to frustrate their clients even the more
SEND-Ghana Consortium with support from USAID yesterday 15th February 2018 inaugurated District Citizens Monitoring Committee (DCMC) in the Adaklu district as part of its People for Health (P4H) project in the district.
As part of its efforts aimed at ensuring access to quality health service delivery, District Citizen Monitoring Committee (DCMC) in the Adaklu District has embarked on five days community outreach programme in five communities in the district.
People for Health are currently mobilizing indigents for registration in the Afram Plains North District. Over hundred of the poor and the vulnerable who could not afford the NHIS premium turned up the selection process. In all 344 made-up of 215 females and 129 males went through the process successfully.
Metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to stop misapplying funds meant to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS infection.
Mukaila Adamu of SEND-Ghana said the practice where the 0.5 percent District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) allocation was used for other purposes by some of the assemblies should stop.
After a successful launch of the USAID funded “People for Health” (P4H) project online platform ( www.people4health.org ), Penplusbytes is set to deploy the platform to the project districts starting from the Northern Region from the 16th to the 20th of October 2017.
SEND Ghana is pleading with the Government of Ghana to increase financial support to ensure full implementation of the 90-90-90 targets to combat HIV and AIDS by increasing the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) allocated for the HIV programming from 0.5 to a minimum of 2 percent per annum.
Ghana is yet to comply with the Abuja Declaration that mandates West African governments to spend a minimum of 15 per cent of their annual budgetary resources on the health sector.
Mr Adamu Mukaila, Civil Society Advisor to SEND-Ghana, who made this known said there were numerous challenges facing healthcare delivery in the country and urged the Government to make budgetary allocation to the health sector a priority to help resolve these problems.
“People for Health (P4H),” is ensuring improved access to quality health service delivery for citizens in 20 districts selected from four regions.
The P4H project seeks to strengthen organisational and institutional capacities of government and civil society organisations (CSOs) for mutual accountability in health, HIV, water, sanitation and hygiene, family planning and nutrition policy formulation and implementation.
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) refer to a group of conditions, characterised by facial deformities, behavioural and learning problems that occur in persons whose parents, especially their mothers, consumed alcohol while pregnant or preparing for pregnancy.
A campaign that seeks to create demand for family health services and increase coverage to bridge gaps in access to quality health care delivery has been launched at Asokore Mampong in the Ashanti Region.