Scores of Ghanaians raised concerns when the President extended the leave period for Honourable Adwoa Safo, the substantive Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection. Many Ghanaians who were left in awe as to why the Dome-Kwabenya legislator has been on leave for too long, have started reading different interpretations into her absence.
Please click the follow icon on the top right hand corner for more updates. Nursing Trainees of the School of hygiene visited the Sanitation ministry to complain about their allowance which has not been paid for the past three years. The students stormed the ministry seeking for answers as to why the have still not been paid for 3 solid years but it turned out to be a sad moment as some of the student were allegedly beaten by the security personnel at the premises. One of the students who was beaten very badly
Ghana is said to be doing poorly in its efforts to meet its target of zero percent Open Defecation (ODF) by the end of the Year 2030. The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector performance report for the year 2018-2019, has revealed that Ghana was able to achieve a paltry gain of four percentage (4%) points in 20 years.
The Deputy Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, the Upper East Regional Minister, Community Water and Sanitation Agency, regional and district directorates of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Ghana Education Service (GES), and some traditional leaders in the Upper East region have commended the management and staff of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ghana for the implementation of life-saving initiatives in the most deplorable communities in the region.
The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) organizers of the MOLE Conference series has launched the 32nd edition of the conference in Accra. The MOLE conference series which is the biggest annual event on the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector calendar is scheduled to take place on the 2nd to 5th October, 2021 in Kumasi.
ATTITUDINAL CHANGE IS OUR CHALLENGE AT SANITATION SECTOR......ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER CRIES The environmental officer for Afigya kwabre North district in Ashanti region, Mad Stella Gabriel has lamented on the rate at which people don't want change their attitude towards sanitation.In an interview with offinso based Time 105.3 FM news caster ASONABA on Time midday news, Mad Stella said there have been several times that the sanitation department has embarked on sensitization programs to sanitize the citizens but
Ghana has had a National Environmental Sanitation Policy since 1999. This takes a wide view of sanitation, covering food hygiene, solid waste and excreta disposals. The policy was developed by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) in early 1999 when Ghana saw the need to upgrade and champion environmental sanitation. The policy strictly chose first Saturday of every month to earmark the National Sanitation Day across Ghana. It was firstly declared and observed on November 1, 2014
Following a picketing by students of the School of Hygiene at the premises of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water and Resources in the early hours of 17 August ,2020 over some unpaid allowances amounting to a whopping GHS 12,000 per student annually for three years. The Ministry of Sanitation is set to inaugurate a committee to settle the issues surrounding the allowances of the School of Hygiene’s students. According to the Chief Director of the Ministry, Noah Atumfo, the committee is mandated to facilitate
Minority representative on Finance Cassiel Ato Forson has counted seven reasons why the 2021 budget will aggravate Ghanaians off under the Akufo-Addo government.