News & Events
SWAA GHANA MARKED GLOBAL FEMALE CONDOM DAY
SWAA-Ghana in collaboration with Ghana AIDS Commission and PPAG marked the Global Female Condom Day on the theme "Dance For Demand" on 19th September, 2014 at Mantse Agbonaa in James Town. The program began with a film show and a talk on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) which was facilitated by Mrs. Sandra Amankwaa of Hope For Future Generations. She stressed on the need for individuals who are sexually active to practice safe sex by using the female condom to prevent STI and unwanted pregnancies. She introduced the female condom and explained how it works.
Representatiives of Marginalized and Vulnerable Groups visit President John Dramani Mahama
The representatives of marginalized and vulnerable groups visited the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, on August 26, 2013 to present to him their challenges and needs.
SWAA with UNFPA support participates in CSOs forum at Abuja
In April 2001, African Union Countries met in Abuja, Nigeria, and pledged to increase government funding for health to at least 15% and also urged development partners to scale up support.
SWAA GHANA ELECTED NEW OFFICERS
SWAA Ghana successfully held elections on 2nd July 2014 to elect a new executive council to lead the organization for the next two years. The handing over ceremony took place on August 12th 2014 at UNAIDS conference room. Ms Nancy Ansah the outgoing President, handed over the mantle of Presidency to Ms Gloria Dei Tutu. The occasion was used to acknowledge the outgoing Executives for their hard work and dedication. Present at the ceremony were a representative from UNAIDS, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ghana AIDS Commission, UNFPA and GHANET.
New Executive Council Members:
The occasion was used to recount SWAA’s achievements and challenges for the past four years and the way forward for the next two years. The outgoing President in her speech thank the almighty God, her team, predecessor, her employers, stakeholders and staff for their immerse support during her term of office. She elaborated on the following achievements and challenges during her tenure of office.
SWAA Building Complex
Network and Advocacy
The Incoming President’s Acceptance Speech
She promised to collaborate with Ghana’s First lady who is a Vice President of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV and AIDS (OAFLA), to implement the action plan of African First Ladies, Ghana AIDs Commission and to contribute to the fight against HIV and AIDS. SWAA will continue to advocate for increased awareness and to mobilize resources for the development of leadership, policies, strategizes and actions to address HIV and AIDS at the national, regional and international levels. She and her team will direct energies towards meeting SWAA Ghana’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.
The team will continue the membership drive to bring on board all women and girls who will make an impact to the organization and improve the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls to reduce HIV and AIDS in Ghana.