Otuam

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business

Overview

Otuam is located near the coast in the Central Region of  Ghana.  People in Otuam are primarily dedicated to farming and fishing.  Global Brigades is currently implementing Medical Brigades in Otuam and working to collaborate with local partners and government to improve healthcare and access to water in the region.

District: Ekumfi

Region: Central

Population : 8747

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Otuam 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, GB is working to improve healthcare in the region including the support of establishing and training local Community Health Workers.  

 

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Otuam 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.

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Otuam but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, a market study and the establishment of a community business will start as soon as feasible.

Local Reference Points

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