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Ghana*

General Country Information
Capital: Accra
Population: 24,339,838 (2010)
Form of Government: Constitutional Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 143,900 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 11.57 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 23,850 (2009)
Internet users: 997,000 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.21
World Rank 2005/2006: 142

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) - DPI National Assembly
Yaw Ofori-Debrah
P.O. Box AC 40, Arts Centre
Accra
Ghana
http://www.gfdgh.org
Email: info@gfdgh.org
Tel: +233-21-2405303
Fax: +233-21-2405303

Ghana National Association of the Deaf
P.O. Box 7908
Accra North
Ghana
Tel: +233-21-680-100
Fax: +233-21-243-450

Ghana Society for the Blind
P.O. Box GP 3065
Accra
Ghana
Tel: +233-21-221614 / +233-21-221614     
Fax: +233-21-230831

Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD)
P.O. Box 135
Offinso
Ghana
Tel:  +233-20-844-1974 / +233-24-494-8170             
Fax: +233-21-663-615

Ghana United Nation Association
P.O. Box CT. 3040
Cantonments, Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233-24-4275020
Fax: +233-21-410572
Email: grantanim@yahoo.com / ehabigh@yahoo.com

National Bureau for Students with Disabilities 
P.O. Box ICF 24
Koforiduia, Ghana
Email: NBSD-Ghana@hotmail.com
Tel: +233-81-23346