Suprudo

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business
  • Public Health

Overview

Suprudo is located in the Central Region of Ghana.  People in Suprudo are primarily dedicated to farming, animal raising, and trading. The community has a CHPs clinic directly in community.  Currently, the community uses standpipes to access water. The homes in community are typically made up of mud, bricks or blocks. The community expressed that their top needs are a household water connection, improved toilet facilities, and an improved health facility.

District: Ekumfi

Region: Central

Homes : 260
Population : 1200
Water System : No
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Percent of homes with toilet facility : 2%

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

 

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Suprudo 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 Volunteers.  

 

52

Brigade Volunteers

625

Patients Consultations

4

Educational Workshops

MEDICAL BRIGADES IN THE COMMUNITY:

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
New Jersey Institute of Technology Medical March 2018 22 SUNY Stony Brook Medical June 2018 30

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Suprudo 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 Suprudo but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, the local team will begin surveying businesses in the community to solidify partnerships.

Public Health

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Suprudo but has not yet begun with the Public Health program.  Now in the planning phase, implementation of a public health infrastructure solution will begin to be researched.

Local Reference Points

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