Public Health Act, 2012

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This document outlines the public health measures to be employed in Ghana. The law includes information on vaccination, quarantine, and isolation.

Applicable countryGhana
Quarantine and isolation
Authority to isolate
Authority to quarantine
Emergency vaccination authority
Enforcement of emergency vaccination
Exemption from childhood vaccination requirement
Isolation enforcement mechanisms and penalties
List of actionable diseases
Quarantine and isolation policies
Quarantine enforcement mechanisms and penalties
Original publication9 Oct 2012
Entered into force9 Oct 2012
Latest update9 Oct 2012
Relevant articles

Article 1- Actionable diseases

Article 11 - Quarantine

Article 15 - Quarantine and isolation penalties

Article 16 - Quarantine and isolation

Article 21 - Vaccinations provided free of charge

Article 22 - Emergency vaccination

Article 26 - Travel vaccination

Article 30 - Enforcement mechanism (criminalization)

Available languages
English Public Health Act, 2012