Friday, May 10, 2013

750,000 teenagers get pregnant in Ghana every year – NGO

An estimated number of 750,000 teenagers from 15 to 19 years become pregnant in Ghana annually, and last year, about 14,000 teenagers became pregnant in the Central Region.
A total of 762 teenagers in the Gomoa West District in the region became pregnant last year and 17 of them were aged between ten and 14years.

Mr. Bright Amissah-Nyarko, Central Regional Branch Chairman of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs on Health (GCNH), made these known on Thursday in Cape Coast, at its fifth Regional Civil Society Organizations’ (CSO) health forum.cont.reading

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