Upper East is located in the north-eastern corner of the country between longitude 00 and 10 West and latitudes 100 30”N and 110N. It is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso, the east by the Republic of Togo, the west by Sissala in Upper West and the south by West Mamprusi in Northern Region. The land is relatively flat with a few hills to the East and southeast. The total land area is about 8,842 sq km, which translates into 2.7 per cent of the total land area of the country.
A five member team is formed and tasked to ensure that only operators with requisite licenses are allowed to engage in the sale of “akpeteshie”, a locally brewed alcohol in all towns and communities of the Builsa North district.
The Women and Child Survival Sub-Committee of the Builsa North District Assembly has brought to the fore for consideration by the assembly on how best the Sandema District Hospital could address non-feeding issues of patients in the hospital.
Two second cycle institutions in the Builsa North District have been selected under the Government Secondary Education Improvement Project (GSEIP) as part of efforts to help improve secondary education in the area.
The Builsa North District Assembly, in the Upper East Region, is making provisions to construct two separate Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound for Yikpieng and Chiok No. 1 communities.