The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is a Public Service body established under Act 525 of 1996 as required by the 1992 constitution. It is an autonomous Executive Agency responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health through its governing Council - the Ghana Health Service Council. The GHS continue to receive public funds and thus remain within the public sector
The objects of the Service are to:
· Implement approved national policies for health delivery in the country.
· Increase access to good quality health services, and
· Manage prudently resources available for the provision of the health services