Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently convened a meeting of health leaders and experts from over 30 countries to set a global plan of action to ensure that no woman, newborn, child or adolescent dies from preventable causes by 2030. The meeting was to identify ways or interventions to accelerate progress towards improving the lives of women, children, and adolescents. The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children and Adolescents’ Health, the UN campaign to…

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Savana Signatures Performance in 2015 Out

Savana Signatures Performance in 2015 Out

In 2015, Savana Signatures with the support of our funding partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries continued to implement some of our projects. Though the organization faced some challenges in the year under review, so much successes or achievements in the face of these challenges were recorded. As an organization working to put everlasting smiles on the faces of individuals and families, Savana Signatures continued in 2015 to innovate the use of ICT in the area of…

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ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

  An evaluative case study conducted on the Integration of ICT into Education project (IIEP) run by Savana Signatures to build the capacity of schools in Northern and Volta Regions of Ghana in the effective use of ICT has shown positive result. The research was conducted by Jig Saw Consult, and commissioned by International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and supported by Edukans measured the impact of the IIEP project on quality education delivery…

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World AIDS Day: Savana Signatures Urges Society to Embrace SRHR Education

World AIDS Day: Savana Signatures Urges Society to Embrace SRHR Education

“I was happily married till my husband died in 2007. I decided to remarry. The decision to remarry was a hard one but I did marry anyway” said Afia (not her real name). A 40-year-old woman said, this single decision rather ruined her happiness after she realized she would have to live on Anti-Retro Viral (ARV) drugs and special diet for the rest of her life. “Life has never been normal with me again but…

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Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant  Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis has been identified as a new silence cause of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa. According to MamaYe infograph that illustrates a new trend of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa, sepsis kills at least 154,000 newborn babies annually. “Every year, 1,027,000 newborn babies die of which 154 000 of these deaths are caused by sepsis”, it stated. Improving maternal health was one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by…

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Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five new district health facilities in the Northern Region have been selected to benefit from the maternal health programme being implemented by Savana Signatures. The Technology for Maternal Health project is under a programme known as “Mobile for Access” is a mobile platform that provides educative information about maternal health issues to expectant mothers. These new facilities are Bimbilla, Daboya, Buipe, Salaga and Gushiegu hospitals. Savana Signatures is already implementing Mobile 4 Access in five…

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10 Female Teachers Using ICT Selected for Fellowship

10 Female Teachers Using ICT Selected for Fellowship

Francis Npong Education is one of the most important aspects of human resource development. Poor teaching methodologies do not only result in poor academic performances of pupils in school but it also causes significant stress to parents aside poor human resource development for the nation. Poor academic performances among pupils particularly in basic schools are symptoms reflecting the larger underlying problems in education. This however called for well-implemented inclusive and innovative educational approaches to address…

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