Ghana: Promoting nurturing care within the health sectorIn 2016, the Government of Ghana reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring children in the first 1000 days had every opportunity to survive and thrive. To this end, the Government of Ghana dedicated personnel and put in place coordinating mechanisms to ensure all children received nurturing care from birth.
This brief describes the actions taken in the health sector between 2016 and 2019, championed by the Government of Ghana, to elevate attention to and services for children aged 0-3 years.
• Situational analysis of early childhood care and development services in Ghana
• Early childhood care and development standards (0-3 years) in Ghana
• Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) Ghana ECD 0-3 program
• Ghana ECD toolkit
Organization: Jhpiego, USAID Maternal and Child Survival Program, Save the Children, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Ghana Health Services
Web link: https://nurturing-care.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Country_Brief_Ghana.pdf