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Digitization the best way forward for Ghana

Digitization can help streamline bureaucracy and cut down waiting time and uncertainty for ordinary citizens when applying for a passport, selling or buying property, or setting up a new business. It can help reduce...

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Better nutrition for better lives

The panel’s ranking was based on the research conducted by Richmond Aryeetey from the University of Ghana, Paul Kwame Nkegbe and Haruna Issahaku from the University for Development Studies, and Brad Wong from Copenh...

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Prioritising malaria: one of the best ways to save lives

It turns out that malaria prevention strategies are some of the very most effective health interventions. For every cedi spent on the most effective policy, diagnostic testing, would create 133 cedis of societal goo...

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The economic case for prioritising the fight against TB

Jamie Rudman and Rein Houben from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, National Tuberculosis Control Programme manager Yaw Adusi Poku, and Saleema Razvi and Brad Wong from Copenhagen Consensus studi...

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More prosperity, better health

The Ghana Essential Health Intervention Program (GEHIP) is not primarily about more medicine or medical machinery. It is about ensuring that Ghana’s rural health system works better by facilitating an effective orga...

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Prioritising our global development needs: The way to go!

Summing up 2020 the Ghana Priorities project has successfully researched some of the best interventions for the country by comparing social and economic costs and benefits.  Our work to disseminate the results of th...

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Better Solutions for Maternal Health

Every two minutes, a woman dies of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Most of these deaths are preventable — and the world has been working on a solution for decad...

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Maintain Ambulances to Save Lives in Rural Ghana

One of the high value-for-money propositions which is placed into the top-ten list for the Ghana Priorities project is to maintain the rural emergency transport system.

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The smartest solutions for Ghana’s future development

Recently, an eminent panel of seven distinguished economists met in Accra to evaluate more than 1000 pages of research across all sectors of government. The panel includes Finance Minister Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, Planni...

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Boosting Ghana’s Industry for Sustained Growth

Ghana's economic growth has been rapid since the start of the new millennium, reaching 14% in 2011, but economic performance has been relatively lower since then, particularly from 2013-2016. Important factors for t...

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