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March 21, 2018 4:00 PM 385 communities in U/E declared Open Defecation Free

385 out of 1,990 communities of the Upper East Region have been certified Open Defecation Free through the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) model. The CLTS model, which encourages communities to use local materials to construct latrines was adopted in 2015 and triggered the certification of 15 communities as open defecation free, with 42 more being 120

March 21, 2018 6:58 AM AMA to operationalize five sanitation courts

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), is set to operationalize five sanitation courts within the city to deal with sanitation offenders in a bid to enhance waste management, and ensure a clean Accra. The AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, noted that Accra currently has two sanitation courts. According to Mr. Adjei Sowah, the Assembly among other things 113

March 17, 2018 2:00 PM Zongo development to focus on infrastructure, sanitation – Boniface

The Minister for Inner Cities & Zongo Development, Alhaji Boniface Abubakar Saddique, has said his ministry is concentrating on four thematic areas that seek to massively improve the livelihoods of Zongo dwellers. The areas his outfit looks at developing includes infrastructure, sanitation, economy and security. “We are charged to get ourselves engaged 110

March 17, 2018 11:18 AM Afia Kobi Ampem Nursing faces closure over insanitary conditions

The Environmental Health Director of the Old Tafo Municipality in the Ashanti Region, A.G Offin Boateng, has indicated that his outfit will ensure the closure of the Afia Kobi Ampem Nursing Training School for flouting sanitation laws. The school is reported to have directed its sewage pipe, to a nearby open drain, dumping faecal matter directly into it at Tafo Nhyiaeso 103

March 16, 2018 7:11 AM Poor sanitation to worsen effects of climate change – USAID

The Chief of party to the Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning Project, a USAID funded project, Ananth Chikkatur, has said that Ghana risks being heavily hit by the effects of climate change if the country does not integrate climate change information in its planning processes at all levels of development. Ghana is impacted by various risks and uncertainties 104

March 16, 2018 6:10 AM All MDAs to hold two-hour cleanup today

The Presidency has directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to undertake a cleanup exercise this [Friday] morning for two hours. A letter from the Chief of Staff said all staff of MDAs are to participate in the thorough cleaning of their premises from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Speaking on this on Eyewitness News, the Sanitation Minister, Kofi Adda, said the exercise 89

March 12, 2018 1:47 PM Extend war against filth to attitudinal change [Article]

The quest to make Accra the cleanest City in Africa is an illusion if attitudes are not consciously moulded with the ideals of godliness. Many people within the country’s capital have in the past one year shown an open disgust at the filth that engulfs the city. Some, including me, have even gone ahead to call for the head of Sanitation and Water Resources 96

March 2, 2018 12:30 PM AMA holds massive cleanup exercise on Saturday

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly [AMA] will on Saturday 3rd March, 2018, embark on a massive cleanup exercise in all ten sub-metros of the Assembly. As such, businesses are expected to be closed between 6:00am and 10:00am to ensure full participation of all in the exercise. According to the Assembly, the move is part of efforts aimed at ensuring cleanliness 111

February 21, 2018 1:18 PM C/R: No cholera cases recorded in 2017 – Regional Health Director

The Central Region in 2017, did not record any cholera case according to the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah. In the Regional Director’s words, “The Region never recorded any epidemic-prone disease; the Region did not record meningitis, cholera, yellow fever”. The Regional Director made this known in his address 85

November 30, 2017 10:58 AM 8 residents of Okaishie fined for indiscriminate dumping of waste

The Abeka Sanitation and Motor Court, has convicted eight persons for improper disposal of refuse at unauthorized places contrary to section 56 (a) and (b) of Act 851, of the Public Health Act 2012. The eight, who are residents of Okaishie and its environs in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metro, are Eneka Dokyi, Ebuka Nnora, Matthew Akrofi, Kofi Asare, Robert 58