News & Events
SWAA GHANA ELECTED NEW OFFICERS
SWAA Ghana successfully held elections on 2nd July 2014 to elect a new executive council to lead the organization for the next two years. The handing over ceremony took place on August 12th 2014 at UNAIDS conference room. Ms Nancy Ansah the outgoing President, handed over the mantle of Presidency to Ms Gloria Dei Tutu.
HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CONDOM PROMOTION
SWAA Ghana in collaboration with Ghana AIDS Commission reached 2851 youth and 1293 adults on HIV prevention activities and distributed 3,485 condoms under the ‘Protect the Goal’ Campaign in 2014. HIV testing and counselling services were also organized at lorry stations and market centers in Accra
EBOLA/CHOLERA SENSITIZATION
SWAA Ghana in collaboration with Hope for Future Generations and support from the Information Unit of the Ga West District Assembly conducted a Community Sensitization and Education program on Cholera and Ebola in the Ga West district. Community members were educated on how to prevent and manage a person infected with Cholera or Ebola
ICASA 2015
SWAA Ghana was represented at the 18th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) held in Zimbabwe.

SWAA organized a one day advocacy meeting on integration of HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health rights and the need for the allocation of adequate resources for RH services.

The forum also advocated for development partners and Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) to approve proposals that have HIV/SRH integration as one of the key strategies.

Present at the meeting were the key staff of GAC including the Director General, Coordinator of the CCM, the Ministry of Women and Children, wives of key sector ministers, UNFPA, UNAIDS and SWAA members.

The Director General of GAC, Dr. Angela El-Adas, assured the meeting that she would ensure that the integration is supported at all levels especially during review of next proposals for funding.

SWAA asked the minister’s wives to relay the information to their husbands and use their influence to support the advocacy on the issues.

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