The West African Gas Pipeline Company limited (WAPCo) has held its annual specialized medical care for its host communities in Kpone and Tema Manhean in the Greater Accra Region. It is estimated that up to 13 million metric tons of plastic ends up in the ocean each year which is an equivalent of a garbage truck load worth every minute. “if we get this right, if we win the battle against plastic pollution, it will not only be a tangible victory for people and planet, but a clear example of how the United Nations is relevant to the lives of citizens around the world.”. “We have a health facility here, but these are specialized services that are not readily available here for the people in the community to access. The Tema West Municipal Assembly is carved out of the Tema West Municipal Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded districts Assemblies in 2018.. He expressed the hope that other industries within the Tema-Kpone industrial enclave would in future consider specialized medical services for the people within their catchment area. AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. Asikuma - Odoben - Brakwa District 3.6. Elsewhere in this issue of the Ghanaian Times, we have published an investigative piece of the breakdown of the Tema Central sewerage system that has become a worry to the residents. To complete the process, please follow the instructions in the email we just sent you. The remainder, according to the report, comes from plastics released at sea, such as lost and discarded fishing gear. Other portions of the network, he said, are choked with foreign materials such as underwears, used condoms, baby diapers, sanitary pads and pieces of nets used as sponges which have been accidentally or otherwise flushed into the system. Ghana: Administrative Division Contents: Regions and Districts The population of the regions and districts of Ghana according to census results and latest official projections. Dangerously 83 percent of tap water were found to contain plastic particles. The Greenwich Meridian (00 Longitude) passes through the city of Tema. 173 districts existed in 2010 and 216 districts in 2017. Another resident, Teye Joshua who leaves close to the shore in Tema Newtown, admitted residents indiscriminately produce most of the waste. 'He Gave Me Wise Counsel' - Weah Remembers Rawlings, President Kenyatta Mourns Former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings, CAF President Ahmad Sends Condolences On the Death of Ghana's Former President Rawlings, Buhari, Akufo-Addo, Adesina, Saraki, PDP Mourn Jerry Rawlings, Saint or Sinner - Rawlings Was Pivotal to Country's Political and Economic Fortunes, Country Mourns Former President Jerry Rawlings, Nigerian Traders in Ghana Write Govt, Demand Immediate Evacuation, Stars Face Sudan Today ... in Akonnor's First Competitive Test, NPP Has Taken Chiefs for Granted - Mahama, Former President Jerry John Rawlings Dies After 'Brief Illness', I'll Forever Be Indebted to Rawlings, Obasanjo Says, $1m Capital - 'Govt Not Hesitant to Welcome 753 Traders in Ghana Back Home', Africa Mourns Ghana's Former President Jerry Rawlings, Nigerian Traders in Ghana Fear for Their Lives, Demand Evacuation, International Press Freedom Award for Nigeria's Dapo Olorunyomi, How Criminals Move Their Money Around the World, Nigerian Traders Protest Ghana's Delay in Reopening Shops, A Sweet Deal for Ghanaian Farmers as Cocoa Prices Hiked, Ghana Govt Orders Clampdown on Secessionist Group, Ghana Health Workers Down Tools Over Working Conditions.