An outbreak of Ebola virus disease has been confirmed in south-eastern Guinea. If you travel to this region you should follow the health advice issued by the National Travel Health Network and Centre, maintain strict standards of hygiene and avoid eating bushmeat. There have been no confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in Ghana.
Around 70,000 British nationals visit Ghana every year. While most visits are trouble-free, violent crime can occur at any time. Be particularly vigilant in public areas, and take care when travelling by road. See Crime
Localised outbreaks of civil unrest can occur at short notice in the north of Ghana. Following sporadic gun violence which left one person dead, the Nanumba North District Security Council has imposed a 12-hour curfew in Bimbilla in the Northern region of Ghana. See Local travel
There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.