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2nd Annual Civil Society Health Forum ends in Accra

Doctors for Right to Health (DRH) participated in the 2nd Annual Civil Society Health Forum which was held in Accra from September 23 - 24, 2009. The two-day forum was under the theme: Reaching the Unreached – the role of Civil Society. 
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Dr. Fafa Gadzanku heads Women’s Health Unit of DRH

Dr Fafa Gadzanku (MPH, MBBS) has been appointed as the new head of the Women’s Health Unit of Doctors for Right to Health Ghana. She brings on Board her experience in the field of HIV/AIDS and Malaria projects. She holds a Masters degree in public health in developing countries from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTMD).
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Dr. Sefogah advises against the practice of oral sex.

The programme Director of DRH, Ghana has advised against the practice of oral sex among all population groups. Defined as the sexual activity involving the stimulation of the genitallis by the use of the mouth, tongue, feet, or throats, oral sex is performed as part of foreplay before sexual intercourse, or during intercourse or afterwards.
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DRH attends 4th GCNH Annual General Meeting at Takoradi

DOCTORS FOR RIGHT TO HEALTH (DRH) attended the 4th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health which took place at Takoradi from August 25 – 26, 2009.The two-day meeting provided an opportunity to review the activities of the Coalition over the past year. Important decisions were also taken to guide the organisation in the ensuing year.
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DRH GHANA calls for tax increase on tobacco products

At a public forum on the passage of the tobacco bill into law, DRH Ghana has among other proposals called on the Government to impose higher taxes on tobacco products to make the cost to the end user less affordable and prohibitive, whiles discouraging others from initiating tobacco use. The programme was organized by Vision for Alternate Development an NGO in Accra in collaboration with CNTC including DRH Ghana.
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