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Top 20 Causes of Death in Ghana Today 2018

Here is a post which is going to give you the top 10 causes of death in Ghana for the year 2018. This is based on WHO data.

Ghana is one of the top West African countries and they have a pretty good life expectancy when compared with their neighbours. Though this doesn’t mean that there are still some causes for concern in the nation.

20 Common Causes of Death in Ghana 2018

  • Stroke
  • Influenza and Pneumonia
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Malaria
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Liver Disease
  • Malnutrition
  • Diarrhoeal diseases
  • Meningitis
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Hypertension
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Low Birth Weight
  • Birth Trauma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Falls

As you can see from the above list, most of the causes of death in Ghana 2018, can be avoided and reduced with a better health care system. Top of all is Malaria which the government needs to look into and try to reduce the number of malaria related deaths.


There you have it on this post “Top 20 Causes of Death in Ghana Today 2018.” I hope you found this post informative.

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