National CHPS coverage increases in 2008

June 12th, 2009 by admin

 

Improvements in 2008:

 

 

  • National coverage is now approximately 9% percent of the population
  • Seven out of ten regions registered gains in CHPS coverage
  • The Upper East Region continues to lead the nation
  • The Upper West Region registered major gains
  • The Eastern region has continued to show steady expansions
  • There has been expansion in coverage in the Central Region since 2007

For CHPS coverage click on map

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About Ghana CHPS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched a programme for transforming clinic- based primary health care and reproductive health services to community-based health services. Known as the Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) Initiative, the programme promotes the idea that communities can be active participants in the provision of their own healthcare.