The Municipality has a number of public health facilities which serves the inhabitants and its environs. Notable among them is the Dansoman Polyclinic which render numerous services to the people. Other private hospitals such as The Trust Clinic, Karikari Brobbey Hospital among others are also available to augment the services rendered by these public health facilities.

The major health problems of Municipal are essentially communicable diseases due to poor environmental sanitation, ignorance, and poverty.  Malaria has been the number one disease, accounting for about 92.5 per cent of all the Out-Patient Department (OPD) cases. Despite many efforts over the years to reduce malaria infection, it still tops the chart of diseases in the municipal. This is followed by Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Diarrhea, and Hypertension. The table below indicates an increase in the number of malaria cases recorded in 2016 as compared with

Infant Mortality Rate

Less than five mortality rate is the proportion of infants’ deaths occurring under five. This indicator measures the general health status of the population and the performance of the child health programmes. Currently Assembly cannot provide data on the infant mortality because the policlinic has no maternity ward so all cases are been transferred to other facilities.


There is high prevalence rate of the Human Immune Virus (HIV) leading to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in the country. The prevalence of HIV and AIDS in the Municipality has been estimated at 2.8% and 7.5% among the commercial sex workers.


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