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MHC showcases some of the positive developments that have taken place since the plight of homeless street porters, popularly known as Kayayei was screened on TV in September 2013. This week alone over 3,000 Kayayei have been registered for national health insurance in Accra. It is estimated that by the end of the year, over 20,000 would have been provided with essential health cover in Accra. In response to the TV and radio programmes, Ghana Health Service initiated a city–wide Health and Welfare Committee for the Kayayei currently made up of Ghana Health Service, National Health Insurance Scheme, Accra Health Metros, USAID, The Maternal Health Channel, Marie Stopes International, Blissful Bottoms, Ghana Police and Kayayei representatives. The committee is now leading changes in health provision for this extremely poor and vulnerable social group across Ghana’s Capital.
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    Good News From Kpalbe...

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    Is Korle Bu Hospital At A Breaking Point...

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    Ghana's Empty Blood Banks...

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    Is Korle Bu Hospital Now A Dumping Groun...

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    Prof. Sai Speaks...

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    Ghana's Most Equipped Hospital...

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    Setting The Records Straight...

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    Profile of Dr. Sylvia Deganus...

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    The Road to Kute-Buem Part 1...

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    The Children of Salaga Part 1...

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    The Road to Bomkpa Part 1...

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    The Road to Bomkpa Part 3...

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    A Place Where Women are not Allowed to G...

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    Baked Clay Addiction & Pre-Natal Care. A...

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    Open The Gate! My Wife Is Dying!...

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    Open The Gate! My Wife Is Dying! Part 2...

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    Perfect’s Death and the VRA Gate: Is a...

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    Rising Deaths from Unsafe Abortions: Wha...

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    Ensuring That The Woman Is Safe...

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    Young People Talk about Unsafe Abortions...

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    What if the Drug to Save My Life is Sub-...

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    This Week We Are Calling 193 For An Ambu...

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    Kayayei: Young Mothers Surviving The Ope...

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    Who Cares For Kayayei?...

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    Kayayei: What is to be Done?...

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    Revisiting the Key Issues Facing Materna...

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    Revisiting the Key Issues Facing Materna...

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    MHC Ends First TV Season...

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    Feeding Key Issues Into Ghana's Health P...

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"The Lights Have Gone Out Again" is a moving investigation into the high incidence of maternal deaths in Ghana. Filmed in diverse locations across Ghana, it tells powerful stories about the challenges that women confront as they seek care from the health services. It features key advocates, policy makers and leading health practitioners and highlights issues that hitherto had not featured highly in the national health debate.