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The global plastics industry presents a hydra-headed environmental challenge that has remained staunchly established despite insistent appeals from environmentalist and environmentally-concerned organizations over decades. Long accepted as a necessary evil, more plastic has been produced in just the past ten years than was produced during the whole of the last century (Plastic Oceans, 2016), and because 50% of plastic products are not reused and are discarded immediately after use, it is no surprise that the industry contributes to over 10% of the total waste generated by humanity (Ecowatch, 2014).  

Several countries have taken to lead to place a permanent ban on the use of plastic bags. Would such a strategy work in Ghana?

Observations of a member of the core research team for the National Impact Evaluation of the the RTIMP.

As part of the celebration of World AIDS Day in December 2015, PDA staff interviewed Mr. Brandford Yeboah, a living testimony of how a person living with HIV (PLHIV) can face and overcome the threats of the disease.

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