Tag: Ghana


Mercy, a class 6 student at Don Bosco Private Primary School in Central Region, Ghana, with the long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LLIN) she received through the 2016 Ghana Primary School LLIN distribution campaign.
© 2016 Sarah Hoibak/VectorWorks, Courtesy of Photoshare

Funding Malaria Elimination Means Large Return on Investment

A new CCP study finds that eliminating malaria in Ghana would cost $961 million over the next decade, but would prevent 85.5 million cases, save 4,500 lives and avert $2.2 billion in health care expenditures. Finding the money to pay for that will be an enormous challenge.


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CCP Supports Ghana’s First Canine Census

Counting dogs in the nation's Upper West region is the first step toward conducting a rabies vaccination campaign there in September, with the goal of eliminating rabies in Ghana by 2030.


A girl and a baby stand near a mosquito net set up by her family to allow them to both sleep outside and be protected from malaria. © 2018 Sola Fagbemi/Center for Communication and Social Impact

Rethinking Mosquito Net Use in Ghana

Encouraging more people to sleep under treated bed nets in malaria-endemic Ghana isn’t just about handing out more nets, new CCP-led research suggests.