Health
 Ghana
Project #4226

Improve Maternal and Child health in Ave, Ghana

by Care Net Ghana

Summary

To improve maternal and child health care through the establishment of a medical lab, equipped with an ultrasound scan enabling accurate diagnosis of diseases for prompt treatment and referral.
$100.00
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

Ave, a rural community in Ghana has very limited access to health care facilities. The lack of adequate health care significantly contributes to the high child and maternal mortality rate caused by untreated malaria, malnutrition, diarrhea, anemia and complicated pregnancies. A medical lab and an ultrasound scan at the Ave Health Station will enable accurate diagnosis of common diseases and complicated pregnancies resulting in prompt treatment and referrals.

Solution

A Medical lab to address lack of accurate diagnosis of common diseases. An ultrasound scan to diagnose and manage high-risk pregnancies. The purchase and distribution of 1000 treated bed nets to nursing mothers and pregnant women.

Long-Term Impact

Increased availability to medical diagnosis and treatment for women and children.Improved health and well-being for children and mothers.Early identification of complicated pregnancy and prompt referral. Reduction in Maternal and Child mortality.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.carenetghana.org
Care Net Ghana
Healthcare
External homepage

Organization Information

Care Net Ghana

Location: Hohoe, Ho - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​www.carenetghana.org
Care Net Ghana
Project Leader:
Patrick Ahumah
Executive Servant
Hohoe, Volta Region Ghana

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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