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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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Development Of National Population Council Strategic Plan

The National Population Council (NPC) Act, 1994, Act 485 mandates the National NPC to advise Government on population issues in the country. The NPC also has the responsibility to coordinate population programmes, set programme targets and promote the integration of population variables into national development planning to improve the quality of life of the people […]
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Capacity Building Workshop for Cast of the “You Only Live Once” (YOLO) Television Drama Serial, 21st to 22nd February, 2017

The National Population Council (NPC), the coordinating agency for the Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project (GHARH) organised a two-day capacity building workshop to build the capacity of the cast of the “You Only Live Once” Television drama serial as ambassadors and role models for adolescent reproductive health issues (ASRH) and the GoodLife Campaign from 21st […]
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