This position paper presents several strong arguments about why it is imperative to address child marriage and adolescent pregnancy, if we want to succeed in harnessing the demographic dividend in West and Central Africa.
Child marriage in West and Central Africa is one of the biggest challenges in the region and has enormous adverse effects on education, health, including sexual and reproductive health, and on the overall development of adolescents and youth.
The successful implementation of comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programmes in schools depends on the development and implementation of strong policy in support of CSE.
This report focuses on the implementation and outcomes of the second phase of the School Health Integrated Programming (SHIP) initiative.
This manual provides practical principles and activities for planning and implementing vision screening and deworming in the education sector in Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Senegal, based on the School Health Integrated Program (SHIP).
School-based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) can help adolescents achieve their full potential and realize their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ghana has been widely acknowledged as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘rising stars’ during the era of the Millennium Development Goals, and has made substantial progress in improving access to health care and education over the past two decades.
The study aimed to assess the acceptability and feasibility of two proposed solutions for strengthening the content and delivery of in-school sexual and reproductive health programmes in Ghana. The study was conducted in Nima, a suburb of Accra.
This report includes a review of policies and strategies on child marriage, adolescent and sexual health (including adolescent pregnancy strategies that often integrate child marriage issues); other health policies and strategies that have an impact on adolescents and youth (such as reproductive
In October 2017 a workshop was held in Accra for the conversion of HIV and AIDS alert materials into Braille version for visually impaired pupils and students across Ghana.