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Document Type
Trend Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Child Health and Development, Family Planning, Fertility and Fertility Preferences, Household and Respondent Characteristics, Malaria, Maternal Health, Wealth/Socioeconomics
Recommended Citation
ICF Macro. 2010. Trends in Demographic, Family Planning, and Health Indicators in Ghana, 1960-2008. DHS Trend Reports No. 6. Calverton, Maryland, USA: ICF Macro.
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Publication Date
April 2010
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This report highlights important trends in key population, family planning, and health indicators in Ghana over the past four to five decades. In particular, the report addresses the prevailing demographic situation and describes trends in fertility, family planning, and maternal and child health, including infant and child mortality. It was prepared to provide policymakers and programme administrators the information needed to assess the current situation and to design more effective population, family planning, and maternal and child health programmes.


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