Health Datasets

This report presents the findings of the 2017 Ghana Maternal Health Survey (GMHS). The 2017 GMHS is the second nationally representative household survey to collect comprehensive information on maternal health issues, maternal mortality, and specific causes of death among women in the country, following the 2007 GMHS. The survey gathered information on maternal health in two phases. In Phase 1, 900 enumeration areas (EAs) (466 in urban areas and 434 in rural areas) were selected. All households in the selected clusters were listed, and households in which a woman age 12-49 had died since January 2012 were also identified for a verbal autopsy.[...] Read more

The Ghana Health Service has very elaborate review processes that culminate in the writing of the Annual Report.. Each year, the GHS conducts performance reviews beginning at the District level and ending with the Health Summit at mid-year. These reviews apprise and appraise Health Sector comparative performance overtime, based on the six define objectives of the sector. Achievements in the year form the baseline to set the targets of the following year.[...] Read more

The Common Management Arrangement ( CMA ) sets out arrangement for effective collaboration and coordination within the health sector[...] Read more

The Ghana Health Service 2011 Annual report summarizes the second year of operations under its five new Health Sector Objectives within the Health Sector Medium Term Development Plan (HSMTDP 2011–2013).[...] Read more

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is the largest public sector agency under the Ministry of Health and responsible for ensuring that every Ghanaian has access to healthcare services when they need it. The GHS is mandated through its directorates and health facilities to provide preventive, promotive, rehabilitative and curative health services at all levels, to ensure continuous contact and a seamless referral system that enables continuity of health services to every person.[...] Read more

A healthy nation is a wealthy nation. In view of this, considerable attention has been paid to health evidence from global policies and treaties. The Alma Alta declaration on primary health care was aimed at making health care available and accessible using culturally appropriate strategies. Decades after this declaration, the world is still burdened with both communicable and non-communicable diseases, with periodic outbreaks of infectious diseases that lead to catastrophic outcomes.[...] Read more

The Overview of WHO programme in Ghana - 2018[...] Read more