USAID Helps Improve Ghana’s Health Services

Health workers in Ghana. The U.S. Agency for International Development will spend up to USD40 million dollars in the country to improve its health services. Photo by: Transaid / CC BY NC TransaidCC BY NC

The U.S. Agency for International Development is expected to spend up to USD40 million on a new four-year project that aims to boost the delivery and quality of health services in Ghana.

The project will focus on child and maternal health services and be implemented in the central, western and greater Accra regions, the Ghana News Agency reports. USAID’s donation will be used to finance the distribution of medical learning materials and provision of training in all health institutions in the said regions, Linda Vanoto, western regional director of Ghana’s health services department, said according to the news agency.

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