Reproductive Health Issues and Women in Ghana: The 'Double Burden' of Undernutrition and Overnutrition Disease in Ghana

"A change in Ghanaian lifestyles and consumption patterns is contributing to rising levels of obesity and chronic non-communicable diseases. Ghana now suffers from both undernutrition and overnutrition. Although the government of Ghana has made some attempts to address this growing issue, poor funding and lack of community-level strategies have hindered progress. The causes, preventative actions and treatments of a number of chronic diseases are well known; the next step is promoting enabling environments to motivate individuals to lead healthier lifestyles."