President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 29th October 2019, called for the elimination of stigma associated with infertility especially against women in Africa.
President Akufo-Addo who was speaking at the 6th Merck Africa Asia Luminary and the Second Merck Foundation annual conference held in Accra on the theme: “Together for a better future” bemoaned the fact that women suffered the most when it came to issues of infertility.
“We are determined to promote greater policy coherence and coordination through all of society and health for all policy approaches. We commit to working with institutions such as the Merck Foundation and promoting public-private partnerships to scale up the implementation of innovative solutions. Our goal is to establish in our country, a strong, accessible health care system of world-class quality which will guarantee the health and well-being of our people,” President Akufo Addo added.
On Wednesday's edition of Peace FM morning show 'Kokrokoo', host of the show, Kwami Sefa Kayi and other panel members condemned the unfair treatment meted out to women who are infertile or have difficulty in giving birth.
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