VIDA Provides Medical Care to Africa
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VIDA salutes our volunteers
that recently worked selflessly to provide medical care to the Ghanaian
VIDA volunteers from the Temple
University School of Medicine and VIDA Medical Coordinator Dr. Alvin Wang collaborated
to treat rural Ghanaians in medical need.
VIDA has partnered with DIVOG
and the Free Medical Outreach Programme is to provide healthcare services in
remote and deprived rural communities.
The following were tangible
outcomes of the Free Medical Outreach Program;
was an increased access to medical services as 130 patients were given first
aid and referred to the hospital.
was also free consultation and medication. During the five days at the three
communities 489 patients were seen by doctors and received medication.
awareness on health issues also increased through health education
Drugs worth 1500 US Dollars was
donated to Ave-Dakpa community Health Centre and distributed to other Chps