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!
A New Place to Call Home
>We’re very happy to be able to call 276 Carlaw Avenue, Unit 205 our new GMH home!
Every sucessful initiative, cause and family starts in a healthy nest they can call home – and that’s exactly what we have found. Here’s to many fantastic memories and groundbreaking milestones under our
2016 Annual Report – Celebrating our Biggest Year Yet!
We are proud to present our 2016 Annual Report!
This year has been one of incredible transformation at Ghana Medical Help. With founder Kelly Hadfield heading abroad to pursue her dream of becoming a medical doctor, and a rapid pace of organic growth, the organization needed to evolve in order
Bongo Operating Theatre is Back in Operation!
The Bongo Operating Theatre is now back in operation after a fire leveled the facility in 2013.
Here are posts documenting the process of rebuilding this facility:
November 26th, 2013 – Fire Hits Bongo District Hospital
February 3rd, 2014 – Report: Fire Outbreak at Bongo District Hospital Operating Theatre,
Annual Retreat 2016
We had a fun & productive annual retreat in the forest of Utopia this past weekend. It was a great opportunity to reflect on the past year, and to brainstorm, plan, and discuss our future. We grew as a team and many new connections were formed. Thanks to everyone involved!
Our Gold Donors Have Arrived in Ghana
Our wonderful gold donors Janet Nortey, Andrew Abercromby, and Kylie Martin have arrived in Ghana to see the work we do.
Here are some shots of their trip along with the ongoing GMH ambassador workshop.
Stay tuned for more!
Thank you to the McEwen Family for your significant financial support of GMH!
The McEwen Family family contribution to the medical equipment program will go directly to tools and training for our biomedical engineer partners. These essential health care professionals are the only ones with the capacity to repair damaged equipment in the hospitals. This support means extending the lifespan of critical equipment, reducing build-up
GMH Clinical Training Workshop – Key to Program Sustainability
During my first visit to Navrongo War Memorial Hospital in the Upper East Region of Ghana earlier this year, I was introduced to the hospital’s Clinical Engineer, Mr. Kwabena Debrah. Kwabena took me to his workshop (a corner of the procurement manager’s office) and
A Special Thank You to The GMH Clinical Training Workshop Instructors!
It is a very rare privilege to receive personalized training and mentoring from an experienced master of one’s craft. Thanks to the dedication and passion of Mr. John Zienaa, Mr. Theodore Amponsah, and Mr Kwabena Monash-Bediako, the clinical engineers operating in Ghana Medical Help’s partner hospitals were