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.
Travelling time to access health delivery by residents of Sanzule, a coastal community in the Ellembele District is expected to be reduced when the new community-based health planning and service (CHPS) centre finally starts operation.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni/Valley, Mr Francis Adu-Blay Koffie, has presented 30 laptops, 30 desktop computers with Uninterruptible Power Supply device and a mower to five institutions in his constituency.