Malaria Vaccine roll-out: Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi

Kenya has launched the world’s first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. The East African community becomes the third country to roll-out the malaria vaccine pilot programme in Africa, which is now fully underway in Ghana and Malawi,a landmark vaccine which will serve as a...

Menstrual cups could be effective alternative for girls

Menstrual cups may be effective alternatives to other menstrual products but girls and women need education on proper use to limit adverse effects such as difficulty with removal, a study has found. Nearly half of the female population globally are of reproductive age but many girls and women have “limited options for affordable...

Apple, Harvard University and NIH Partners to Pursue New study on Women’s menstrual cycle

The National Institutes of Health, Apple, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has announced their research partnership for a major long-term study of women’s health. The collaboration will permit researchers to study conditions including pregnancy, infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), menopausal transition, and osteoporosis.

PPAG organises training for CSOs on global financing facility

The Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) ,the Alliance for Reproductive Health and Rights (ARHR) and the Coalition of NGOs in health have organized a workshop for civil societies on Global Financing Facility (GFF) in Accra. The workshop is to help build the capacity of civil societies especially on...

Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights storms twitter

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) and its partners across the country have stormed twitter with key messages to demand the implementation of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) actions in national health policies. The demand, it said, was towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC).