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Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana: PPAG

Our History

PPAG was established in 1967 as a Non - Governmental Organization affiliated to the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).

The Association has a long history of leadership in Family Planning programmes in Ghana and has pioneered many projects including Family Life Education (FLE) for the Youth, Male Clinics and the integration of Family Planning into Community Development Projects.

It is currently the leading Non-Governmental Organization providing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Ghana. The Association works to complement the efforts of government in providing healthcare and development for the nation.

In line with the ICPD program of action, the National Population Policy and the National Youth Policy, the Association has widened its scope from a focus on family planning focus to cover other Sexual and Reproductive Health needs.

 
Reducing the stigma surrounding abortion PDF Print E-mail

Ghana's law on abortion is considered one of the most progressive in Africa. However, statistics have shown that the number of unsafe abortions keep on increasing at an alarming rate mainly because of the stigma surrounding abortions.

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PPAG Learning Centre Initiative PDF Print E-mail

THE PPAG LEARNING CENTRE INITIATIVE is meant to increase the effectiveness of organizations to deliver SRH health products and services in Africa. It is an integrated body of skills, knowledge and experiences to support health institutions in delivering quality services. It is manned by the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), a leading national sexual and reproductive health organization with a history of almost 50 years.

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Solidarity Message from PPAG to Curious Minds On the Occasion of its 20th Anniversary Celebration Launch, Presented by the Executive Director of PPAG - Dr. Joseph Amuzu PDF Print E-mail

On behalf of the President, volunteers and staff of PPAG, I wish to congratulate leadership and members of Curious Minds. Also congrats from NGB. Indeed, PPAGs relationship with Curious Minds dates as far back as its early days.

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Lightening Maternal and Child Health Issues in West Mamprusi District ; the Panasonic Story PDF Print E-mail

The Northern Region of Ghana per the 2010 population and housing census, has a total population of 2,479,461 out of the 24,658,823 national figures. The region has the largest land mass of 70,384 square km or 31 percent of the seize of  the country,  yet it is among the three  regions with worse health indicators and among the poorest  in the country.

The West Mamprusi District is situated in the Eastern part of the Northern Region and has a total population of 121,117.  Sixty three percent of the population live in rural areas with children constituting 49.5 percent of the household structure. Illiteracy rate in the West Mamprusi District is as high as 60.1 percent of the population , thus over half of the population can neither read nor write. The main source of lighting for most housing units in the district at night is kerosene lamps, (41.1%). Only 16.5 percent of the rural dwellers are connected to the national electricity grid (GSS, 2010).

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Letter of Appreciation

Letter of Appreciation
PPAG Receives Letter of Appreciation from the
7th African Conference On Sexual Health and Rights
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