The Hospital Support Project is a cost-effective approach to simultaneously alleviate deficiencies in access to medical equipment, clinical training, and biomedical engineering.
S.H.E.E.P. was developed as a complement to the Hospital Support Project with an emphasis on preventive care rather than treatment.
The Rural Emergency Medicine Project
The Rural Emergency Medicine Project was established as an intermediate level solution for emergency situations, when hospital care is either geographically or financially inaccessible.
GMH Making Giant Leaps Heading into Eighth Year
The Season is Changing. So Are We.
As GMH begins its eighth year of providing essential medical aid to rural Ghanaian communities, it’s anything but business as usual.
“This year is really going to put us to the test,” said GMH Founder and Executive Director, Kelly Hadfield. “The organization is undergoing
GMH’s Director of Operations Ghana Holds New Position
Ghana Medical Help’s oldest advocate and team member has certainly made a lasting impact during his seven years of service.
Dr. Dominic Akaateba, a young medical practitioner located in Ghana, has spilled his passion in providing deserving medical care for those in his home country. From brainstorming solutions in
Engineers Volunteer to Conduct Equipment Testing
A HUGE thank you to Bill Gentles, John Leung and Adil Abdosh for their major contribution to our equipment donation program!
These three engineers volunteered to work nine hours on Sunday, testing all of our used equipment and ensuring that it is in suitable condition to donate. Thanks to their
S.H.E.E.P. Program Highlights
We’re excited to share the highlights of the last quarter report on the Sheep, Health, and Economic Empowerment Program (S.H.E.E.P.).
Program manager Joe Abobtey coordinated 3 public health workshops for community members, and a special in-school program for 200-300 students.
The workshop topics included diabetes, hypertension and menopause; and the in-school program
The Oxygen Concentrator: “We have an oxygen tank but it’s empty”
In district hospitals in the Upper East and Upper West Regions of Ghana, this is an all too common reply to the question – “Do you have the ability to deliver oxygen to patients?” Hospitals simply do not have the resources to keep a regular supply of oxygen and
Featured GMH Supporter – Stefano Picone
Ghana Medical Help (GMH) volunteer Stefano Picone works in the healthcare industry and is part of a start-up company that develops advanced imaging technologies used to treat people with serious heart conditions. He also recognizes that the most basic of medical equipment and services can have a profound impact on
Prevention is the Best Medicine: Bongo Hospital Update
It was shoddy electrical wiring that led to Bongo Hospital’s operating theatre being destroyed by fire in 2013. Despite the blaze being a devastating blow to the hospital at the time, we are happy to report the theatre is back in full operation – but the work doesn’t stop there!