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Medical

Dental Council

The Medical and Dental Council secures in the public interest the highest standards in the training and practice of medicine and dentistry. The council ensures standards, training and regulation.
Section 27 of Act 857 stipulates the functions and responsibilities of the council.

Pharmacy Council

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Pharmacy Council

The Pharmacy Council secures the highest level of pharmaceutical care by ensuring competent pharmaceutical care providers practice within agreed standards and are accessible to the whole population. The mandate of the council is in standards. Training and regulation.

Section 80 of Act 857 stipulates the functions and responsibilities of the council.

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Allied Health Professions Council

This body, established by an Act of Parliament (Act 857, 2013) regulates the training and practice of Allied Health Professionals. As part of its mandate, the Council is responsible for granting professional accreditation for all Allied Health Programs. Its main objective is in ensuring the highest standard in the practice of allied health profession.

Section 3 of Act, 2013 Act 857 stipulates the functions and responsibilities of the council.

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Traditional

Medicine Practice Council

The Council was established by an Act of Parliament in 2000, Act 575, to promote, control and regulate Traditional medicine practice in Ghana.

Section 2 sub section 1 of Act, 2000 Act 575 stipulates/mandates the functions and responsibilities of the council.

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Food and Drugs Authority

Part Seven of the Public Health Act, 2012 Act 851 mandates the Food and Drugs Authority to protect the public through the regulation of food, drugs, household chemical substances, cosmetics and medical devices.

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Ministry of Health Sector

The Ministry of Health provides overall policy direction and provides also strong and effective advocacy role in intersectoral action in the health delivery. The Ministry is further responsible for mobilizing and allocation resources to providers of health services and for the overall monitoring and evaluation of health services.

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Ghana Health Service

The Ghana health service was established by an Act of Parliament, 1996 Act 525 to implement approved national policies for health delivery in the country and increase access to improved health services.

Section 3 sub section 2 of Act, 1996 Act 525 stipulates the functions and responsibilities of the service.

Development Partners

International funding plays a significant role in the progress of national socio-economic development. Most of the funds provided by development partners are geared towards poverty reduction initiatives.

Other stakeholders include Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG), a network organization of 183 health facilities and health training institutions owned by 21 different Christian Church Denominations. CHAG provides health care to the most vulnerable and underprivileged population groups in all ten regions of Ghana. Additionally, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Health Service provides healthcare in rural and deprived communities in line with their Islamic mission of service to the poor marginalized and disadvantaged. The Council was established by an Act of Parliament in 2000, Act 575, to promote, control and regulate Traditional medicine practice in Ghana.

Section 2 sub section 1 of Act, 2000 Act 575 stipulates/mandates the functions and responsibilities of the council.