Thursday, October 24, 2013
In Ghana, the Grameen Foundation is using mobile applications to improve the quality of
maternal health and childcare. With the MOTECH Mobile Midwife program, pregnant women
can register and receive voice messages that provide reliable advice for a healthy pregnancy.
Smartphones are also used to record health services delivered.
In West Africa, Ghana, construction for a second state-of-the-art Information and
Communication Technology Center has the potential to generate thousands of jobs.
The nation is hoping the new facility will grow its economy. The ICT hub nicknamed
Hope City is located near the capital Accra. VOA's Paul Ndiho has more
In today's fast-paced modern world, the idea of turning off the power, even for a moment,
may seem a welcome relief for some. We travel to Togo in West Africa where living without
electricity is a harsh reality for more than 80 percent of its population. But now, an innovative
new program is bringing hope to millions.
This video is part of Green World Health Net's Boko Bednet Project in the village of Ketakor,
Ghana, Africa. GWHN is helping the people of the village start a small business making and
selling these solar cell phone chargers with 90% of the parts sourced locally in Ghana.
This video is part of GWHN's Boko Bednet Project IndieGoGo campaign to help raise funds for the project.
United Nations, New York - Across the world, tens of millions of children are missing
out on an education. But there is hope. Enrolment worldwide is increasing and now
there's a new tool that's bringing education straight into the hands of children
Ghana is aiming to become an Information Communication Technology hub for
the West African region. The country recently launched a second new technology
centre... and expectations are high that there will be new job opportunities for young Ghanaians.
In an effort to reduce the effects of climate change, the government of Ghana recently
approved a "National Climate Change Policy." Dr. Joe Oteng Adjei, Minister for Environment,
Science, Technology and Innovation, announced the new policy at a stakeholders' workshop on
the possibility of launching a Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Ghana.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Produced by EPIC Global Media, an award-winning creative agency which signed
a Global Development Alliance (GDA) with the United States Agency for International
Development Mission to Ghana, this film aims to build and present the brand of Ghana internationally.
Just three years ago, Abdul Rahman Takoro could not afford to send all his eight
children to school. Several dropped out, while he struggled to pay the fees for the rest.
Friday, October 4, 2013
These pictures summarise how our records rooms and OPDs looked like before and after the implementation of our HMIS project. http://projects.connect4change.nl/en/project/1078/update/3913/