Babies to be issued Ghana Card from birth in July – Bawumia

More over 17 million Ghanaians are in the National Identification Authority’s database.

“We have taken off the problem of fake birth certificates, bureaucracy, and corruption at the Birth and Deaths Registry. What we have done is to digitalize the processes at the Birth and Death Registry and linked their system with the Ghana Health Service and the NIA”.

“I have not yet announced in Ghana, I’m happy to announce that the integration of the database of the NIA, GHS, and the Birth and Deaths Registry is complete. So from next month, when a child is born in Ghana, we will issue the Ghana Card number right from birth”.

He claims that the action include the harmonization of the databases maintained by the National Identification Authority (NIA), the Ghana Health Service (GHS), and the Births and Deaths Registry.


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