The Analysis of District data has become necessary due to the ever-increasing demand for data at the district level for local government administration and planning. It is also of relevance because most interventions by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other international partners are at the local level and such a report would provide an in-depth knowledge of disaggregated data for each district in the Western Region for informed decision-making.
Physical Features The Western Region covers an area of 23,921 square kilometres, which is about 10 per cent of Ghana’s total land surface. It is located in the south-western part of Ghana, bordered by Ivory Coast on the West, Central Region on the East, Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Regions on the North and on the South by 192 km of coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The southern most part of Ghana, Cape Three Points, near Busua, is in the Ahanta West District of the region.
Two communities that have longed for health facilities in the Amenfi Central District will in not too long distance future breath sigh of relief following the construction of community-based health planning and services (CHPS) compound in those communities.
As part of efforts to promote the implementation of grassroots democracy and governance in all areas of the district, the Mpohor District Assembly has committed resource to construct the Mpohor Area Council building in the district.
The Ellembelle District Assembly of the Western Region is said to have made giant stride in the health sector of the district with the construction of Community Health-Base Planning Service (CHPS) compounds to improve health delivery in various communities.
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Nzema East Municipal Assembly, Mr. James Atta Kakra Baidoe, has presented 10 sets of computers and accessories, a printer and scanner to the Ghana National Fire Service in the Municipality.
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to exercise effective supervision to help prevent malpractices by officials.