Establishing public health emergency fund in Ghana is vital to support epidemic preparedness, response

In recent years, the world has witnessed outbreaks of deadly diseases such as Ebola, Zika, and COVID-19. These epidemics have highlighted the importance of having well-prepared public health emergency systems in place. However, many developing countries, including Ghana, lack adequate resources to respond effectively to health emergencies. Establishing a public health emergency fund in Ghana…

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Speech delivered by Human Rights Reporters Ghana CEO Joseph Wemakor at the 50th Anniversary Celebration launch of AI Ghana

Mr. Chairman, the board, staff and entire membership of Amnesty International Ghana, invited guests, fellow distinguished advocates, activists and defenders of human rights, stakeholders, lovely partners and well-wishers. A very good morning to you all. I bring you warm felicitations from the office of Human Rights Reporters Ghana and thanks for having me. On behalf…

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Why Ghana must prioritise establishment of Public Health Emergency Fund to support healthcare delivery

People and the diseases they carry can be easily transmitted to any location in a matter of hours since we live in a linked, globalized society. Infectious illness epidemics are becoming more common, particularly in developing nations, where they have severe effects on people’s health, social conditions, and economies. An epidemic is the rapid spread of disease to a…

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