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Sexuality Education Relevant To Students

A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) survey conducted by Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organisadtion, on what students, aged between 12 and 15 and their teachers know about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in some selected districts in the northern region showed relevance of sexuality education in schools.

Source: Ghana of Ghana Official Portal, ISD (Jotie N. Sule)

Simple SMS Provides Young People In Ghana With Sexual Health Education

In December 2013 Savana Signatures and Text to Change (TTC) launched a Sexual Health Education (SHE) project in Ghana. The goal is to educate young people about sexual and reproductive health and their rights. TTC’s platform Vusion allows people between 15-25 years in the north of Ghana (Tamale-region) to register and access information via their mobile phones.

Source: TEXT TO CHANGE

Improving Maternal Mortality in Northern Region Through Technology

Savana Signatures, a Non-Governmental Organisation in the Northern Region, has develop a technology-based mobile telephony in four project districts of Talon, Yendi, Savelugu and Tamale to reduce maternal mortality.

Source: STAR – Ghana

Distance Constraints Residents From Attending Meetings

A survey conducted by the Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organization, has revealed that many people, especially persons living with disabilities are unable to participate in the meetings of their district assemblies because of the long distance to venues.

Source: Peace FM

Collaborative Innovations-Making Libraries More Relevant in Society

There are more than 230,000 public and community libraries in developing and transitioning countries. With the advent of technology, many libraries appear to have become irrelevant and are gradually losing their position and role.

Source: Collaborative Librarianship News

Ten Schools in Savelugu get 110 computers

Some ten primary and Junior High Schools in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality over the weekend received a total of 110 desktop computers, ten laptops and 20 projectors to enhance Information Communication Technology (ICT) teaching and learning.

Source: Ghanaweb

Maternal mortality in Northern Region declines

Accra, March 8, GNA – Savana Signatures, a Non-Governmental Organisation in the Northern Region, has develop a technology-based mobile telephony in four project districts of Talon, Yendi, Savelugu and Tamale to reduce maternal mortality.

Source: Peace FM

In Ghana, Tech Girls find their voice online

Digital media has made it easier for everybody to create content and share it with the world. UNICEF is using new media to give a voice to young girls, and empower them to tell their own stories, and make a strong case for change.

Source: Peace FM

Tamale based NGO (SavSign) appeals to GHS to adopt Maternal Technology

Tamale, July 4, GNA – The Savannah Signatures, a non-governmental organization using Information Communication Technology (ICT) to promote development, has appealed to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to adopt the use of maternal technology, as a measure to reduce maternal mortalities so as to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Source: GNA

27 brilliant but needy girls undergo training in ICT in Tamale

About 27 brilliant but needy girls in selected from deprived primary schools in five districts in the Northern Region have undergone training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Tamale.

Source: Ghanaweb

Mobile Alliance for Materanl Action

Spotlight, August 2013
Savana Signatures is currently implementing a Technology for Maternal Health project in four districts (Tamale, Yendi, Savelugu and Kumbungu) and six health facilities (Kings Medical Center, Yendi, Savelugu, Tamale Central,
Tamale West and Tamale Teaching hospitals) in Ghana.

Source: Collaborative Librarianship News

Ghana: Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) Project Launched in Tamale

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