Civil Society Organisations

Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) is a community based, national Non-Governmental Organization, with focus on women and children’s wellbeing. The organization was registered in June 2001 under the company’s code of 1963 (Act 179), with registration number G.8202. It is also registered under the Department of Social Welfare with registration number D/S/W 2410 and certified with other statutory bodies in Ghana.

Our Mission: HFFG is a women and children focused organization that works to improve education, health and socioeconomic status of women, children and communities through participatory and sustainable processes using community resources.

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The Integrated Development Centre (IDC) is a Ghanaian registered non-governmental organization (NGO) with the Registrar General’s Department, with registration number G12,104.  The organisation was registered in 1997 and started work two years later in 1999. The headquarters of the IDC is located in Saboba, the capital of the Saboba District of Northern Region of Ghana, where it has been engaged in health: (insurance, water and sanitation, and HIV/AIDs) food security, local governance, gender, and educational development activities.

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African Women International a non-profit organization started operation in 2004 and was incorporated in July 2005 is governed by 5 member board of Directors. African Women International has provided extensive education, awareness creation, Preventive Measures, advocacy issues in the area of Communicable and non Communicable diseases especially among women groups, youth groups in and out of school among others. The Organization has trained over hundred (100) peer educators in the area of Maternal Mortality, Malaria and Tb Prevention, HIV/Aids, Cervical,  Breast and Prostrate Cancer education, SRH, STDs among others.

The Organization operates in 3 districts in the Western Region (Ahanta West District, Wassa East and Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis) and 2 district in the Central Region of Ghana (Mfantseman West District and Abura Asebu Kwaman Kese District).

Vision: Our vision is to assist African Women to mitigate poverty that affect them

Mission statement: The mission of the organization is to assist in the development of women on the continent of Africa through education and advocacy in the areas that affect women’s health and its related problems, poverty, women and girls’ rights abuse and entrepreneurial development.

Objectives

  • Promote capacity building programme for women in the continent of Africa
  • Educate Women on human rights and administration of Justice
  • Educating and assisting Women in Africa to deal with health issues that affect them 
  • Education on Water and Sanitation.

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[Website: http://www.ghanahealthngos.net/]

The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) was established in March 2000 as an umbrella civil society organisation. GCNH currently has about 400 registered local CSOs/NGOs/CBOs with regional branches and offices in all 10 regions of Ghana. The Coalition, though established in the year 2000, was registered in 2006 as a company limited by guarantee under the companies’ code 1963, Act 179 with registration under G18251.

The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health is committed to improving our performance through developing our staff, recognizing and valuing their contributions. We believe that human resource development in GCNH is critical to achieving our mission. The Coalition is therefore committed to providing a positive work environment in which employees feel that they are valued, motivated, treated fairly and given recognition for their contribution to the organization’s success.

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The Centre for Science and Health Communication (www.cshealthcom.org) is a non-profit organization in Accra Ghana established in April 2008 and committed to engaging the public on science and health issues. The centre has expertise in using various communication channels (such as face-to-face, print, audio-visual, and online platforms) to engage with patients, the general public, media professionals, health professionals, and policymakers.  

Read more: Profile: Centre for Science and Health Communication (CSHC)

This is an NGO which is the ladies wing of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH). It was formed by the female members of the pharmacy professionals as a result of the need to meet the health educational needs of the community especially among women on the need to use medicines safely. The Association was registered as an NGO in May 1993 with the Registrar General’s Department.

The Lady Pharmacist Association  works with partners to promote good health in Ghana through an ongoing information, Education, Communication programme on reproductive health, including family planning, STI/HIV/AIDS and dangers of substance and chemical abuse including irrational/misuse use of medicines. Their main target for this purpose is women and the youth through whom they reach the entire family and society at large. 

Read more: Profile: Lady Pharmacist Association of Ghana (LAPAG)

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