Asomdwee

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business
  • Public Health

Overview

Asomdwee is located near the coast in the Central Region of Ghana. People in Asomdwee are primarily dedicated to farming. A typical house in Asomdwee is made of concrete blocks, mud, or wood. There is a kindergarten, primary school, and junior high school in Asomdwee. There is a health clinic located directly in the community. There are 2 boreholes located at either end of the community that provide access to safe drinking water to 100% of homes in Asomdwee. Around 2% of homes have their own toilet facilities. There is no community bank in Asomdwee that offers savings and loans services. The community expressed that their top needs are improved sanitation, household water connections, and improved roads.

District: Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese

Region: Central

Homes : 640
Population : 3173
Water System : Yes
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Homes with a toilet facility : 2%
Education : Up to junior high
Distance from nearest GB Lodging Facility :

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

The most common illnesses in Asomdwee are malaria, chest infections, skin infections, anemia, and arthritis.

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Asomdwee up to twice per year in an effort to provide access to basic health care services to the community members. In conjunction with the government-run Ghana Health Service, Global Brigades is working to improve healthcare in the region by:

  1. Improving the infrastructure and equipment of the existing Community Health Planning & Services (CHPS) facilities
  2. Educating community members about the benefits of health insurance, and assisting as many people as possible to enroll (or re-enroll) in the National Health Insurance plan
  3. Supporting and training existing Community Health Nurses

 

22

Volunteers - #

394

Patient Consultations - #

110

Vision Screenings Provided - #

4

Health Education Workshops - #

MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS IN ASOMDWEE

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
Regis University Medical Brigade May 2019 22

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Asomdwee but has not yet begun with the Water Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, implementation of a water solution will start as soon as feasible.

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WATER VOLUNTEERS IN THE COMMUNITY:

 

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Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Asomdwee but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, implementation of a micro-finance and business solution will start as soon as feasible.

BUSINESS VOLUNTEERS IN THE COMMUNITY:

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers

Public Health

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Asomdwee but has not yet begun with the Public Health Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, implementation of a public health solution will start as soon as feasible.

PUBLIC HEALTH VOLUNTEERS IN THE COMMUNITY:

 

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Local Reference Points

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