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USAID Ghana Launches the 2014 Indoor Residual Spraying Program to Fight Malaria
April 14, 2014

For Immediate Release

April 11, 2014

USAID Ghana Launches the 2014 Indoor Residual Spraying Program to Fight Malaria

West Mamprusi, Ghana— Dr. Philip Ricks, of the US Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI) to USAID’s Ghana Mission, stakeholders from the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), and local health authorities kicked off the seventh  annual Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) campaign today.  The IRS campaign will spray more than 216,000 structures during the 2014 campaign season, starting in the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo, East Mamprusi, Savelugu-Nanton, and West Mamprusi districts in northern Ghana, protecting nearly 570,000 residents from malaria.  

Handshakes are exchanged during the MOU signing ceremony
December 5, 2013
Project Name: Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Care in Volta Region (IMCH)
 
Objectives: To improve maternal, newborn and child health in the Volta Region through a reduction of maternal mortality and infant mortality rate
 
Target Location: Keta, Ketu North and Ketu South Districts, Volta Region
 
Project Duration: 2013 - 2016
 
November 21, 2013

TAMALE, Ghana – The Feed the Future (FTF) USAID Agriculture Technology Transfer (ATT) project launched on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the University for Development Studies in Dungu, near Tamale.  The five-year, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project aims at increasing the availability of appropriate and affordable farming technologies to sustainably improve the competitiveness of the maize, rice and soya value chains in northern Ghana.

November 21, 2013

Abidjan – The third High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All is taking place from November 21 to 23, 2013, in Abidjan, organized by the Pan-African Inter-governmental Agency Water and Sanitation for Africa in cooperation with the Government of Côte d'Ivoire. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is an official forum sponsor.  The theme of this year’s forum is to promote vibrant and effective cooperation to accelerate access to hygiene, sanitation and water for all in Africa.

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