COVID-19 epidemic response in Ghana

  • Dr George Amofah President, Ghana Public Health Association
Keywords: COVID-19, Ghana Health Service, WHO


The year 2020 has looked like a fairy tale as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world with devastating socio-economic and health consequences. The impact of the pandemic has depended, largely, on preparedness and response of countries, and their ability to adjust to the fast-evolving pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC) on 30th January 2020, and Ghana reported its first two confirmed cases on 12th March 2020.


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print ISSN: 0016-9560