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Show interest in the work of Population Council—Muslim leaders to govt.

The Executive Director of the Muslim Family Council Services (MFCS), Chief Alhaji Imoro Baaba, has urged government to show more interest in the work of the National Population Council (NPC) as it is a vital arm of government that acts as a springboard for government developmental agenda. According to him, without the full functioning of […]
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Council of State pledges support for National Population Council

The members of the Council of State have pledged their support for the National Population Council (NPC) to carry out its mandate of advising government on population and its related issues. According to the council, issues bothering on population cannot be taken out of the equation of development. The Chairman of the Council, Nana Otuo […]
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GIJ and Population Council to develop population reporting course

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and the National Population Council (NPC) are collaborating to develop a course module on population reporting for students in the school. The programme, which will be piloted in the 2019/2020 academic year, according to the Rector of the school, Professor Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo, is aimed at equipping students to better […]
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Media awards on population reporting in Ghana launched

A maiden media contest on population and development journalism has been launched in Accra with a call on government to prioritize funding for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) education in the country. This, according to the Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, would help to prevent unintended pregnancies and […]
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Young actors trained in reproductive health

Developed by the NPC as part of a multi-media campaign for adolescents, YOLO is a component of the Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health (GHARH) programme being implemented by the Palladium Group with support from the UK Government.   The National Population Council (NPC) had held a two-day workshop to build the capacity of the cast of […]
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NPC: Ghana’s annual population growth alarming

Dr. Leticia Appiah Ghana’s annual population growth is alarming, the National Population Council (NPC) has noted. According to the Council, the country for the past three decades has grown its population by 2.5 per cent yearly, which translates into between 700,000 and 800,000. This rate is more than the global target of annual population growth […]
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NPC trains youth as adolescent health ambassadors

Some of the cast at the workshop The cast of a television series, ‘You only Live Once’ (YOLO), which promotes adolescent development and health rights, have been urged to be worthy ambassadors to young people in the country. Addressing the cast at a capacity building workshop organised by the National Population Council (NPC), Ms Efua […]
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Men’s role in quality family life crucial— Discussants at Male Conference

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa   Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a Commissioner of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has called on men to be involved in family planning and women empowerment issues for the country to reap the demographic dividend. Opening the first ever-male conference in Ghana, organised by the National Population Council (NPC), Prof. […]
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