List of common diseases in Ghana

by Israel Boafo Bansah

List of common diseases in Ghana

List of common diseases in Ghana
Ghana a beautiful country in Africa suffers from some common diseases such Malaria, Anaemia etc. It is important to know the most common diseases in a Ghana for people planning to travel here in other to adequately prepare for such diseases.
1. Malaria
2. Diarrhea
3. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
4. Skin diseases ulcer
5. Hypertension
6. Pneumonia
7. Anaemia
8. Intestinal worms
9. Rheumatism
10.Ear infection
Other diseases include ;
cholera, typhoid, pulmonary tuberculosis, anthrax, pertussis, tetanus, chicken pox, yellow fever, measles, infectious hepatitis, trachoma, malaria, and schistosomiasis. Though not as common, other regularly treated diseases include dracunculiasis, dysentery, river blindness or onchocerciasis, several kinds of pneumonia, dehydration, venereal diseases, and poliomyelitis.

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