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Dr. Gloria Quansah Asare

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Director of the Family Division

Local Address:  GhanaEmptyState , Ghana
Company Description: The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is a Public Service body established under Act 525 of 1996 as required by the 1992 constitution. It is an autonomous Executive Agency...   more

Employment History

  • Medical Officer and Director
    Ghana Health Service
  • Director of Family Health Department, Told IPS.
    Ghana Health Service
  • Acting Director of the Family Planning Division
  • Director of the Family Health Division
  • Acting Director
    Family Health , Ghana Health Service
  • Manager
    Family Planning Programme , Ghana Health Service

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Family Health Division of the Ghana Health Service
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Web References
Maternal health experts discuss efforts to ..., 6 Mar 2014 [cached]
Maternal health experts discuss efforts to prevent postpartum hemorrhage in Bangladesh, where most births take place at home. (Left to right: Matthews Matthai, Shah Monir Hossain, Deb Armbruster, Gloria Asare, and Rachel Wilson.) Photo: PATH/Megan Miller.
Dr. Gloria Asare, director of the Ghana Health Service's Family Division, shared her experience with preventing maternal mortality, which Ghana's health minister declared a national emergency.
Gloria Quansah Asare, a ... [cached]
Gloria Quansah Asare, a medical officer and director at the Ghana Health Service, says the cause of most infertility can either be traced to hormonal or reproductive tract issues. It could also come from secondary sources such as infections or unsafe abortions. Public hospitals can treat many of these obstacles to pregnancy.
There are also family planning programs for people with conception difficulties.
"Family planning is not just to prevent people from having children," Asare says. "Family planning services also include helping people to get pregnant because with family planning you can learn your menstrual cycle or know when it is likely that you can get pregnant."
She says sometimes the stress of not getting pregnant can prevent women from conceiving.
"Communities in remote rural areas ..., 8 Sept 2011 [cached]
"Communities in remote rural areas benefit from mobile community-based healthcare provided by a resident nurse, as opposed to conventional facility-based services," Dr. Gloria Asare, the director of Ghana Health Service's Family Health Department, told IPS. (END)
VSI - Venture Strategies Innovations - Advancing Women's Health | GHS calls for scale-up of miso distribution to reach women who deliver at home, 19 Mar 2012 [cached]
On the occasion of the dissemination meeting, Director of the Family Health Division at GHS and Advisory Principal Investigator of the pilot project, Dr. Gloria Quansah Asare presented the project rationale and methodology.
Kayko Online - GHS Warns Against Complacency In Pregnancy, 24 Sept 2011 [cached]
Dr Gloria Quansah Asare, Acting Director of the Family Planning Division of the GHS, also called for improved access to family planning to address the problem.
"It is only when a family plans for a baby that the news of pregnancy could be received with joy and the expectant mother would have the enabling environment to go through this period safely," she noted.
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