Health
 Ghana
Project #8470

Provide health in an impoverished Ghanaian slum

by REACH Ghana
Apr 24, 2012

Screenathon 2011 Report

Screenathon 2011 Report

 

Participation:          

 

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) 

Supplies

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

 

Volunteers

 Meals, Refreshments, Promotional Materials      $393.55

 

Logistics

 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

REACH Ghana

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.reachghana.org
REACH Ghana
Project Leader:
Maame Sampah
Washington, DC United States

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