PORTLAND — Dignitaries from the Republic of Ghana will visit the University of New England to mark a new health partnership.

The public events will be held at UNE’s Portland campus from Nov. 10-12.

UNE’s Center for Community and Public Health, the Ghana Health Service, the University of Cape Coast of Ghana and several U.S.-based health organizations have launched the Ghana Health Partnership to improve the health of the population of western Ghana.

Since 2008, UNE has organized health missions to the west African country.