All projects related to Ghana

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Researchers have identified changes in nutrition in Africa as one of the main causes of the rising epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
End Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Topic: NUTRITION, FOOD QUALITY, SCHOOL AGE POPULATION, FOOD CONSUMPTION, CHILDREN, DEFICIENCY DISEASES
Region: Ghana, Kenya, Zambia
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 373,100.00

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As African countries move toward universal health coverage, it is clear there is a shortage of African experts with applied research skills in health financing such as fiscal space analysis, needs-based resource allocation methods, and benefit incidence analysis of the equity impact of health funding.
Start Date: Monday, July 9, 2012
End Date: Monday, November 9, 2015
Topic: Capacity building, HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, HEALTH FINANCING, HEALTH INSURANCE, HEALTH POLICY, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, LABOUR SHORTAGE, RESEARCH CAPACITY, TRAINING PROGRAMMES
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Ghana
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 452,500.00

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Support for entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises is vital to stimulate jobs and to encourage self-employment in developing countries where labour markets are often unable to absorb the growing number of job seekers, including youth.
Start Date: Thursday, December 22, 2011
End Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Topic: Gender, GENDER ANALYSIS, LABOUR MARKET, LABOUR POLICY, MEDIUM ENTERPRISES, SMALL ENTERPRISES, YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT
Region: South of Sahara, Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 1,500,000.00

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Across Africa, postharvest losses along the food chain from farm to fork jeopardize the food security of resource-poor farmers.
Start Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
End Date: Friday, August 2, 2013
Topic: FOOD SECURITY, AGRICULTURAL ASPECTS, AGRICULTURAL POLICY, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, DATA ANALYSIS
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Program: Agriculture and Food Security
Total Funding: CA$ 350,000.00

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Ghana needs to know more about available funding for tobacco control, and how such funding might help to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the country.
Start Date: Friday, June 8, 2012
End Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Topic: HEALTH EXPENDITURE, DEVELOPMENT AID, Ghana, Ghana, Ghana, GOVERNMENT POLICY, TOBACCO
Region: Ghana, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Food, Environment, and Health
Total Funding: CA$ 62,000.00

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Sub-Saharan Africa faces the greatest challenges associated with climate change, yet has limited scientific capacity to manage their adverse effects.
Start Date: Sunday, May 1, 2011
End Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Topic: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER PREVENTION, ADAPTATION TO CHANGE, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, RESEARCH CAPACITY
Region: Ghana, North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Program: Climate Change
Total Funding: CA$ 1,399.00

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Access to information (ATI) is now recognized as a fundamental and universal human right as well as a cornerstone to good governance and the fight against corruption.
Start Date: Saturday, January 1, 2011
End Date: Monday, July 1, 2013
Topic: ACCESS TO INFORMATION, LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS
Region: South of Sahara, Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa
Program: Networked Economies
Total Funding: CA$ 503,000.00

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It is estimated that nearly 9 million children die annually from conditions that could be readily treated if North American or European standards of care were more generally available.
Start Date: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
End Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Topic: HEALTH PERSONNEL, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, HEALTH SERVICES, TELEPHONE
Region: North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Colombia, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 150,260.00

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Universal health coverage is a major goal internationally.
Start Date: Monday, December 20, 2010
End Date: Friday, December 20, 2013
Topic: HEALTH EXPENDITURE, ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE, HEALTH FINANCING
Region: South of Sahara, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa
Program: Maternal and Child Health
Total Funding: CA$ 366,015.00

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This grant will support in-depth studies of the legal situation, demands and struggles of the working poor (especially women) in the informal economies of in Ghana, Peru and Thailand.
Start Date: Monday, November 1, 2010
End Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Topic: INFORMAL SECTOR, WOMEN WORKERS, ADVOCACY, LABOUR LEGISLATION, WORKING CONDITIONS
Region: Ghana, Peru, South America, Far East Asia, Thailand, North of Sahara, South of Sahara, North and Central America, Central Asia, South Asia
Program: Employment and Growth
Total Funding: CA$ 378,500.00

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