Sanitation facility access improved: urban: Major infectious diseases degree of risk: very high food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever vectorborne diseases: malaria, dengue fever, and yellow fever water contact diseases: schistosomiasis animal contact diseases: rabies respiratory diseases: meningococcal meningitis Nationality schistosomiasis in ghana Ivoirian Ethnic groups Akan Religions Muslim The country will need to improve education, health care, and gender equality in order to turn its large and growing youth cohort into human capital.
Even prior to unrest that shuttered schools for months, access to education was poor, especially for women. The hostile Muslim north-Christian south divide snowballed into a civil war, pushing tens of thousands schistosomiasis in ghana foreign migrants, Liberian refugees, and Ivoirians to flee to war-torn Liberia or other regional countries and more than a million people to be internally displaced.
Subsequently, violence following the contested presidential election prompted somepeople to seek refuge in Liberia and other neighboring countries and again internally displaced as many as a million people. By Julythe majority had returned home, but ongoing inter-communal tension and armed conflict continue to force people from their homes.
Languages French officialschistosomiasis in ghana native dialects of which Dioula is the most widely spoken Literacy definition: age 15 and over can read and write total population: