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THE NATIONAL NEW-BORN AND CHILD HEALTH ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATION STRATEGY

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

Neonatal or new-born death— defined as death occurring between 0 and 28 days in live-born infants—is a global public health problem, with 2.9 million neonates dying annually, three quarters of which deaths occur in the first seven days of life.

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PORTRAY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES POSITIVELY

By Yvonne Elikplim Harlley-Kanyi

 

People with disability are not weak. They are not incapable of doing things for themselves. They only face difficulties trying to fix their needs and we all do same. You and I face barriers in life at points in time— in an attempt to go about our routine activities. Simply, we are all disabled, says Afsheen Mahmood of the Applicant Panel.

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CLOSED SEASONS— ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR REVERSING FISH STOCKS DEPLETION

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Generating more than US $1 billion in revenue annually and accounting for, at least, 4.5 % of Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the fisheries sector represents a key contributor to the national economy, according to the Fisheries Management Plan of Ghana (2015-2019)—a National Policy for the Management of the Marine Fisheries Sector.

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Family planning is a human right, an imperative to sustainable economic development

By Patience Ampomah/ Mabel D. Awuku

 

Every second, every day, every year, we fail to address demand for reproductive health and family planning services. Lives are lost, and girls' opportunities to thrive and contribute to their country's development shrink…”—Jenny Shipley

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ENSURING CLEAN ENVIRONMENT IS INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY

By Rebecca Avusu

 

All though we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery (Deepak Chopra). The word sanitation also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal.

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REBUILDING THE FISH STOCK IN GHANAIAN WATERS FOR A SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES INDUSTRY IN GHANA

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

In its State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)(2016) Report, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations indicates that fisheries and aquaculture remain important sources of food, nutrition, income and livelihoods for hundreds of millions of people across the globe.

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Enforce the law to end discrimination against People Living with HIV

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

Discrimination is outlawed under chapter 5 in Articles 12 (1), 17 (1) and 17 (2), of the 1992 Republican Constitution of Ghana.

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New challenges to press freedom—27 years after Windhoek declaration

By G.D. Zaney, Esq.

 

The Day, May 3, has been set aside or dedicated to reminding the world of a fundamental human right —the right to freedom of opinion and expression, which right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference, and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media regardless of frontier.

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