THE EVOLUTION AND CURRENT STATUS OF THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN GHANA 1 INTRODUCTION Ghana, a country of close to 28 million people located in sub-Saharan Africa,is located in western sub-Saharan Africa on the Gulf of Guinea, Ghana covers an area of approximately 239,460 square kilometres. The country was formed in 1957 from the merger of the British colony of Gold Coast and British Togoland, becoming the first sub- Saharan country in colonial Africa to achieve independence. For administrative purposes, Ghana is subdivided into 10 regions, of which Greater Accra and Ashanti have the greatest proportion of urbanization, at 90.5% and 60.6% respectively; the regions are subdivided into 170 administrative districts (comprising 164 districts/municipals
Ghana is a country of west Africa. Between the years 2007 and 2013, it recorded remarkable economic growth of 8.6%. Politically stable and relatively untouched by the corruption that affects most African countries, Ghana was attractive for many foreign investors. One reason of this great economic development was the discovery of offshore oilfields, which made Ghana a significant oil producer. This country, rich in minerals, exports gold, cocoa beans and by-products of coconut.
Traditional rulers are very important stakeholders in development of Ghana’s tourism. The traditional rulers often are the owners of lands that might be needed for infrastructure in the future and also controls the tourism sites. The traditional chiefs are also the ones who organize festivals and can also serve as a part of Ghana’s rich cultural heritage. 5.0 Strategies to solve the challenges in the Ghana Tourism Industry Based on the analysis of the Ghana’s tourism industry, these are strategies to help solve the issues and challenges and also help promote growth and development in the tourism industry. 5.1 Improve on infrastructure, services and quality
His job is to help Ghana manufactures, particularly that involved in agriculture, to gain a bigger share of the international trade market. But there has been barriers made by the European Union that made the task more difficult. Where the local market cant compete against markets from other countries, for example United States, where Ghana markets are flooded and cant compete with subsidized American
In a challenging economic situation and growing competition, companies in Ghana constantly seek a competitive advantage that will give them an “edge” over the competition. A key place to commence this search is with hiring right talent. The experience, talents, competences and values your employees hold can give your organization the edge— if you know how to acquire and use them. Working with a recruiting expert of top Recruitment agencies in Ghana helps companies build a competitive advantage in the market by attracting and retaining top talent. The Recruitment agency has an army of skilled staffs with a variety of skills at its disposal.
CHALLENGES FACED BY LEGAL AID CENTRE Legal Aid Centre is independent institution which held under Malaysia Bar Council. The main problem by the institution is funding problem. The source of fund is very limited. Currently, the sources of funding are coming from fees paid by the practicing lawyer and national legal aid foundation. Even though a payment is awarded to the lawyer provide legal aid, it is insufficient as it should be increase as the cases is keep increasing over the year.
Ghana has experienced rapid economic growth and political stability in the last two decades (Breisinger et al., 2011). Significant strides have been made in reducing poverty in recent years, with poverty halved since 1992 (52%). In spite of the political and economic successes, several child welfare problems exist in Ghana
The crop contributes about 30% to export revenue and 8.7% to the GDP of Ghana (Darkwah and Verter, 2014). The significant contribution of cocoa production to the economic development of Ghana cannot be denied. It has provided employment for over 60% people in the agricultural sector and about six million people (25 – 30 percent of the population) depends on the cocoa sector (Anthonio and Aikins, 2009) for survival. Apart from the direct employment of people into actual production of cocoa, revenue government gets from exporting cocoa beans is being used to undertake developmental projects which leaves income in the hands of other people such as constructors, masons and many
• What are the challenges that hinder SMEs growth in Ghana? 1.5 Significance of Study This research is intended to identify the challenges SMEs in Ghana face in accessing external financing and also recommend appropriate measures to address and eliminate these challenges so that they can play a vital role in economic growth. The findings of this research would help policy makers to see the challenges SMEs face and find ways they can help them. It would also help other target groups to have solution to some of the problems facing SMEs in Ghana. The outcome of this research would also help future researchers who would try to do additional research on this topic and also help SMEs owners to have solutions to some of the challenges they face in accessing external financing.