THE HEAD of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) who doubles as Deputy Director of Disease Control at Ghana Health Service, Dr Kwame Amponsah-Achiano, has disclosed that over 11,000,000 million Ghanaians have been vaccinated on about thirteen (13) killer diseases to combat their spreading.
Dr. Amponsah-Achiano made this known when he was addressing the stakesholders in the health sector in a forum organized by BudgiT Ghana, a civic organisation that applies technology to ensure transparency and accountability.
The health sector accountability forum was under theme; "SETTING THE AGENDA FOR ROBUST PRIMARY HEALTHCARE lN GHANA, is aimed at dialoguing the vaccines equity, distribution, accountability, challenges and it recommendation in the health sector in the country.
For his part, the Country Lead at BudgiT Ghana, Mr Felix Ankrah explained that the organization aimed at bringing together key stakeholders, including Directors of Ghana Health Service and Ministry of Health (MoH) as well as representatives from other states and private agencies.
The the objective, he noted was to strategize and discusse measures to ensure equitable vaccine distribution and enhance accountability in the health sector in Ghana.