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Upper West ODF Media Champions storm Jenjeri

A team of ODF Media Champions in the Upper West Region have visited Jenjeri, an open defecation-free community in the Sankana Area Council of the Nadowli-Kaleo District. The visit on 19th December, 2018 was meant to learn from the people of Jenjeri about their ODF trajectory and share the news with the rest of the world. It was the first visit

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Hohoe Municipal Assembly bans open defecation

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has banned open defecation. The ban will take effect from January 2019 after which offenders will be prosecuted. In a letter addressed to all Paramount Chiefs, Divisional/Sub-Chiefs and Assembly Members in the Municipality and copied to all Environmental Health Officers in July 2018, all traditional authorities in are requested to liaise with Herdsman, Religious Leaders, Assembly

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Northern Region in contention for first ODF Region in Ghana?

From a mere 205 ODF communities in June 2016, the Northern Region’s ODF numbers had galloped to 1,600 in June 2018. This rapid achievement puts the Region in a pole position to be the first to hit the finish line should the rate of achievement be maintained. According to Dauda Shaibu Pumaaya, Regional CLTS Focal Person, every district in the

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