Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD)

Deaf Information & Communication Access Improvement Project (dicap):

By the end of December 2014, the Ghana National Association of the Deaf in partnership with the Ministry of Health would have successfully integrated sign language into the healthcare delivery system in RIDGE and KOMFO ANOKYE hospitals in the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions of Ghana. 1. Ridge and Komfo Anokye healthcare personnel and policy makers at the Ministry of Health (MOH)would be in a position to effectively understand and appreciate the health needs of deaf people and make provision to cater for their needs; 2. Increased capacity of healthcare personnel in the Ridge and Komfo Anokye Hospitals and existing Sign Language Interpreters provide enhanced health services for the deaf. 3. Enabling legislation for enforcement of SL in public healthcare institutions.