• Education

    OBG reports on the increasing emphasis placed by developing countries on education, in particular privatisation programmes and incentives for international private education investment. Details include number of schools and universities, enrolment and literacy rates, government expenditure and targets.
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Amid the constant change that has recently characterised North Africa, Algeria has charted a path of relative stability. This is largely due to vast oil and gas resources that have made it Africa’s fourth-largest economy.

 

In May 2016 the Ministry of Education (MoE) launched its new inclusive education (IE) policy, laying out a strategy for improving the education of all children, with a focus on improving access and quality for disadvantaged children and those with special needs.

 

How has health care evolved over the past three to five years with the expansion of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)?

 

With large-scale investments in infrastructure, expanding insurance coverage, and an increasing role for private investors, Ghana’s health care sector is evolving rapidly. The country has done well in addressing pressing health care issues over the past few decades, though there is still work to be done on areas including communicable diseases...

 

A growing population, expanding job opportunities in a dynamic economy, and funding and support from a range of sources are driving the expansion of Ghana’s education sector. The system is a mix of public and private provisions, and in the past decades has established a solid base of schooling for the vast majority of Ghanaians. In some areas...

Chapter | Health & Education from The Report: Ghana 2017

A growing population, expanding job opportunities in a dynamic economy, and funding and support from a range of sources are driving the expansion of Ghana’s education sector. The system is a mix of public and private provisions, and in the past decades has established a solid base of schooling for the vast majority of Ghanaians. In some areas, at top universities for example, the system rivals...