This MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) – Ghana Action Plan was developed by the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service in collaboration with development partners particularly the United Nations Country Team and other stakeholders in Ghana.

The focus of the Action Plan is on MDG 5 because the progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio by three quarters by 2015 is off track. The 2010 MDG Report showed the maternal mortality rate to be at 451 per 100,000 live births. The slow progress has been of great concern to policy decision makers to the extent that Maternal Mortality was declared a national emergency in July 2008 Read More