Project #8470

Provide health in an impoverished Ghanaian slum

by REACH Ghana
Apr 24, 2012

Screenathon 2011 Report

Screenathon 2011 Report




Over 50 volunteers, consisting of REACH members based in the USA, students and recent graduates of the University of Ghana Medical and Dental Schools, and friends of REACH.


Date:   December 29, 2011


Services Provided:   

  • Blood glucose testing
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Body Mass Index Assessment
  • Education on Pre-Natal Care/ Distribution of Pre-Natal Supplements
  • Family planning counseling
  • Mosquito Net distribution (over 200 nets given free of charge)
  • Dental screening
  • Education on National Health Insurance Scheme and Registration
  • Health Consultations and Treatment
  • Drug Dispensary


Coverage:      Approximately 500 adults and children


Financial Report:    

(amounts converted from Ghanaian cedis) 


Drugs                                                      $249.95 

(Additional drugs estimated at $1000 donated by Cocoa Clinic, Accra.)

Nets                                                       $1132.26

Blood glucose testing supplies                    $374.20

NHIS Registration                                        $64.52

Photographer                                               $83.87



 Meals, Refreshments, Promotional Materials      $393.55



 Transportation           $366.66

Communications           $80.00

Screening site               $30.00

Stationery                     $12.67

Bank fees                     $30.00

Tips/Miscellaneous       $113.33


Total                          $2931.01



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Organization Information


Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Maame Sampah
Washington, DC United States

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