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Developing a healthy young population
for sustainable development for Ghana

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Health Information and services
on the GO

Download the Adolescent app(GHS-YMK) on google play store

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Healthy young people; better future


The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Health and its implementing agency Ghana Health Service established the Adolescent Health and Development Programme in 1996 to address the health needs of young people in the country

The programme's mandate is to make available appropriate health information and counselling services, provide comprehensive health services and other complementary interventions such as life and livelihood skills to adolescents and young people(10 - 24years).

GHS-YMK Mobile Application

  • Chat with a counsellorDirectly from your Smartphone/Tablet.
  • Get to know all upcoming eventsThat are close to you.
  • Facility Finderthis will enable you to find an Adolescent and Youth Friendly Facility near you.
  • Get all the "fila "You will ever need in one app.

Get the GHS-FHMApp (A handy resource for healthcare providers)

  • Forum
  • Health Resource Materials
  • Family Planning
  • Events

Resource Materials


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WATCH OUT: The revised National Operational Guidelines and Standards for Adolescent and Youth-Friendly Health Services


Adolescent Clubs

In line with national strategies, the GHS recognizes the right of young people to be involved in programmes that affect them at family and community levels and the need for their involvement in the design, implementation, monitoring...

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Annual Youth Camp

Under the club initiative for in-school adolescents, students are trained as ambassadors for health promotion in their schools and communities. They carry out small-scale projects to promote health and well-being within or outside...

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Safety Net Programme

The Safety Net Programme is the Ghana Health Service’s response to implementing its strategic objective of improving adolescent pregnant girls (married and unmarried) access to timely and quality antenatal care

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