Category Archive: News

COVID-19: Vaccines alone will not end pandemic, warns IFRC

January 13th, 2021 by

Mabaruma, Guyana: Melissa Lewis talks about staying safe and healthy during COVID-19, while the Guyana Red Cross team delivers hygiene kits to communities living along the rivers. These communities are impacted by COVID-19, and it is difficult to access cleaning and hygiene items because of distances... read more

Update on COVID -19 and the Necessary Measures to take.

November 20th, 2020 by

COVID-19 Case Count per Region S/N Region Case Count 1 Greater Accra Region 25,265 2 Ashanti Region 11,076 3 Western Region 3,025 4 Eastern Region 2,503 5 Central Region 1,940 6 Bono East Region 787 7 Volta Region 685 8 Western North Region 659 9 Bono Region 619 10 Northern Region 551 11 Ahafo... read more

Nestlé, Red Cross donate equipment and supplies to GHS to help support management of coronavirus cases

November 20th, 2020 by

In the wake of COVID-19, Nestlé and the Ghana Red Cross Society partnered to support the fight against the pandemic. Through the partnership, food and beverages were distributed to 50,000 families, non-functioning water points in selected markets are being rehabilitated, hand washing stations are... read more

Ghana Health Service takes delivery of tricycle ambulances in Upper East

November 16th, 2020 by

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has taken delivery of twenty-two tricycle ambulances and 73 Haemocue (blood testing) machines for distribution to six deprived districts in the Region. The beneficiary districts are Bongo, Binduri, Nabdam, Kassena Nankana Municipality, Pusiga... read more

Ghana Red Cross Society donates PPEs to GHS

September 17th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS)yesterday donated personal protective equipment to the Ghana Health Service to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The items included gloves, surgical masks, protective gowns, single-use disposable, non-woven material, resistance to fluid, glasses: Clear rigid... read more

GRCS commissions 102 housing units for flood victims

September 17th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross has commissioned 102 units of two-bedroom houses constructed for victims of the October 2019 flood in six communities across the Builsa North District and Kassena Nankana Municipality. The communities include; Mayoro benefitting... read more

GRCS pilots new medium of information dissemination in UER

August 17th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has started a pilot communication strategy project in five communities in the Upper East Region aimed at reducing disaster risk. The project is been carried out in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross involves mounting speaker polls through which Community Disaster... read more

GRCS donates mango seedlings to community volunteers

July 28th, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross has donated some mango seedlings to Community Disaster Preparedness and Response Teams (CDPRTs) volunteers in four districts across the Upper East Region. The districts are; Binduri, Nabdam, Bongo districts and Kessena Nankana... read more

GRCS donates to mothers’ clubs in UER

July 22nd, 2020 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has donated 500 bags of fertilizer to Mothers’ clubs in six districts across the Upper East Region. The areas include Pusiga, Nabdam, Binduri, Bongo, Tongo, and Kassena Nankana Municipal. Donating a total of 150 bags each to the women in Pusiga and Binduri districts,... read more

COVID-19: Ghana Red Cross Society Receives US$150,000.00 from Supreme Master Ching Hai

June 30th, 2020 by

  The Supreme Master Ching Hai International has donated an amount of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars (US$150,000) to the Ghana Red Cross Society as its contribution to the fight against the novel, Coronavirus in Ghana. The donation of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States... read more

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