Sponsored by Saboba's Hope
Urgent request. The Saboba Medical Centre is seriously in need of financial help NOW. They have depleted their reserve and are desperate. Please make a donation to Saboba's Hope for a tax receipt. Go to the Donate Today link and either send a check or use Paypal. Funds will be wired when we raise $1000. Thanks
The hospital in the rainy season
The Men's Ward in the dry season
The Saboba Medical Centre, a rural mission healthcare facility, is run by the Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services for the Assemblies of God Church, Ghana.
The vision of Saboba Medical Centre is to create healthy communities for a more productive life. The mission of Saboba Medical Centre is to make Christ known through quality health care, both curative and preventative. Saboba Medical Centre serves to deliver quality healthcare to the people of the Saboba-Chereponi region of Northern Ghana and the adjacent parts of western Togo.
As the only district hospital in the Saboba and Chereponi districts and as the closest hospital for a large portion of western Togo, SMC handles antenatal care as well as high-risk OB cases for a patient population of at least 120,000 people on both sides of the Togo border.
(Latitude 9.7175 Longitude 0.3222 Altitude 406 feet)
Saboba Medical Centre has a 100 bed hospital. A new children's ward is waiting funds for furniture.
The Outpatient Department, supervised by Mr. Lordd Conrad Principal Medical Assistant, often treats over 100 patients a day.
Primary Care Department, supervised by Joshua Beso, R.N. provides maternal and child health services. Pregnant women and children under 5, are given immunizations and health education to reduce the incidence of malaria, malnutrition, guinea worm, and typhoid. Public Health programs are provided to the community and local villages.
Curative Care: As the only hospital in this area, we serve a patient population of 120,000 people, providing high-risk obstetrical care, curative care for all ages of patients and maternal education on major issues such as nutrition, sanitation, HIV/AIDS, family planning. The laboratory handles HIV/AIDS testing for the entire area, as well as being a center for anti-retroviral therapy for HIV/AIDS patients, particularly HIV+ pregnant women, for the national program for the interruption of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS. We also serve as a center for information and therapy for PLWHIA, People Living with HIV/AIDS.
Jean Young, MD
Saboba Medical Centre
PO Box 29,
Saboba, Northern Region Ghana
PO Box C-482, Cantonments, Accra.
Joseph K. Wumbee, Executive Director
Steven Abarika, Administrator.
Saboba's Hope, Inc. is a California non-profit corporation, working to support the SMC. We are not participants in the management of the Saboba Medical Centre. Click here: www.sabobashope.net
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