WHO WE ARE
Doctors for Right to Health, Ghana (DRH Ghana) is an independent, not-for-profit health and human rights organization founded in 2006 by a Ghanaian medical doctor, Dr. John Kweku Kwawurah. The organization is registered under the Companies Act 1963 (Act 179) and duly recognized by the Department of Social Welfare as an NGO.
DRH Ghana was established to promote and protect health as a fundamental human right. The organization is dedicated to advancing the right to health for all people in Ghana, especially the poorest and most marginalized. DRH Ghana subscribes to the concept that health is a basic human right that must be enjoyed by all people in society, irrespective of age, sex, ethnic background, religion, geographic location or socio-economic status.
We envision a society in which everyone has access to quality healthcare, where the right to health is respected, protected and fulfilled.
To improve the health of the poorest and most marginalized and advance health-related human rights in Ghana.
Our Focus Areas:
Currently, our work focuses on:
• Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health and Rights
• Community Health
• Sexual and Gender-based Violence
• HIV/AIDS and Human Rights
• Tobacco control