Visitors to Ghana don`t need to be afraid. Most cases are farmers and people, working in forest areas.
Executive Director of the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Dr John Amuasi says Ghana records an average of 9,600 snakebites every year.
There is the need for concerted effort by stakeholders to eliminate the number bites and of death caused by snakes every year, Dr Amuasi recommends.
Ghana’s biggest branding campaign “Year of Return” ended last year with heritage tourism being the core pull factor for the African American population. It will go down as one of the country’s biggest branding and tourism campaign and its effect was felt around the globe.
The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” was both a spiritual and birth-right journey embracing the lost members of the Global African family the “Black American”.
August 2019 marked the 400 year anniversary of the first Africans were removed from the continent who were enslaved in the Americas first arriving in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619.