Top 50 Causes of Death in Ghana Today 2019


Here is a post which is going to give you the top 50 leading cause of death in West African country, Ghana. We are not just going to give you the leading cause of death in the country, but also going to talk about the life expectancy and more.

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Ghana is a West African country that shares border with Togo, Burkina Faso, and Cote d’Ivoire, it has a population of 27,672,800 and a Per capita income of $3,960.

Average life span in Ghana 2019

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 they have one of the best in the world.

According to the latest WHO data published in 2018 life expectancy in Ghana is: Male 62.5, female 64.4 and total life expectancy is 63.4 which gives Ghana a World Life Expectancy ranking of 155.

The Infant mortality rate in Ghana is 41/1000 live births.

List of top 50 leading causes of death in Ghana 2019

Below is the list of the leading causes of death in Ghana according to the WHO.

1. Stroke
2. Coronary Heart Disease
3. Influenza and Pneumonia
4. Tuberculosis
5. Malaria
6. Liver Disease
8. Diabetes Mellitus
9. Road Traffic Accidents
10. Diarrhoeal diseases
11. Meningitis
12. Endocrine Disorders
13. Cervical Cancer

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14. Lung Disease
15. Hypertension
16. Other Injuries
17. Kidney Disease
18. Low Birth Weight
19. Falls
20. Birth Trauma
21. Alzheimers/Dementia
22. Prostate Cancer
23. Congenital Anomalies
24. Liver Cancer
25. Breast Cancer
26. Asthma

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27. Malnutrition
28. Inflammatory/Heart
29. Violence
30. Maternal Conditions
31. Suicide
32. Skin Disease
33. Fires
34. Peptic Ulcer Disease
35. Lymphomas
36. Drownings
37. Schistosomiasis
38. Colon-Rectum Cancers
39. Rheumatic Heart Disease

40. Ovary Cancer
41. Drug Use
42. Stomach Cancer
43. Epilepsy
44. Oral Cancer
45. Lung Cancers
46. Hepatitis B
47. Other Neoplasms
48. Alcohol
49. Anemia
50. Poisonings

About Ayeni Tolulope

Ayeni Tolulope is a fine-grained Journalist, Writer, Digital Media Strategist. He has been a member of the Fourth Estate for three years. He worked with LailasNews for over a year.

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