“Great job, God bless you. There’s been a better job satisfaction recorded on the part of staff courtesy your donated equipment, clients are seen faster and the gadgets are more reliable in terms of function ability and accuracy.”
– Emmanuel Kona, Senior Medical Assistant for Builsa Hospital

“Dr Opoku

[the Deputy Upper East Regional Director of Health] was thankful to Ghana Medical Help for taking the pain to research into the needs of the various health facilities in the Region before supplying the equipment, and was optimistic that the equipment donated would help to advance the course of health care service delivery in the region.”
– AllAfrica News

“We are very glad for the donation of the equipment, particularly those for taking blood pressure of children…it could not have come at any better time.”
–  Dr. Patrick Atobrah, Medical Superintendent for Zebilla District Hospital

 

One Month Impact Report Summary

Has there been a change in the number of patients able to be seen in a day?

    • Yes, increase in about 20-30% in average daily attendance of clients (150-300 patients daily)

Noticeable changes around the hospital:

    • Decreased patient waiting time
    • Client satisfaction survey conducted by hospital indicates great improvement.
    • Decreased mortalities due to the presence and accuracy of donated equipment
    • Increased average daily attendance of clients
    • Additional monitoring and new skills added on to staff since equipments were nonexistent before now
    • Changes have taken place in out-patient departments, operating rooms, all wards (male, female, pediatric), ophthalmic clinics, and dental clinics

What do you think has had the most positive effect on the hospital?

    • Ability to save more lives due to the extreme accuracy and sensitivity of the equipment
    • Available new instruments enable a more accurate and effective diagnosis than expired ones
    • Boosted morale of staff and they are willing to add on additional skills
    • More lives are being saved

Have there been any changes to efficiency or accuracy in consultations or in the wards?

    • Decreased mortality and reduced time period spent by patients on admission
    • More quick, reliable and effective diagnosis
    • Quality in management of critically ill patients has improved (monitoring of vitals)
    • Anthropometric measurements have improved

 



Builsa District Hospital

Noticeable changes around the hospital:
      • Decrease patient waiting time
      • Client satisfaction survey conducted by hospital indicates great improvement.
      • Decrease mortality partly due to the accuracy of your donated gadgets being used
Where have these changes taken place?
      • Eye clinic (credit: your donated ophthalmoscopes)
      • OPD (thermometers, pulse oximeters, etc)
      • Theatre-surgical instruments
      • Maternity
      • Pediatric ward
What do you think has had the most positive effect on the hospital? Why?
      • Ability to save more lives due to the extreme accuracy and sensitivity which ordinary limited gadgets on the market could not.
Have there been any changes to efficiency or accuracy in consultations or in the wards?
      • Decreased mortality and reduced period spent by patients on admission
Has there been a change in the number of patients able to be seen in a day?
      • Yes, increase in about 20-30% in average daily attendance of clients (150-300 patients daily)
Other comments:
      • Great job, God bless you
      • There’s been a better job satisfaction recorded on the part of staff courtesy your donated equipment, clients are seen faster and the gargets are more reliable in terms of function ability and accuracy.

Zebilla District Hospital

Noticeable changes around the hospital:
      • Increase average daily attendance of clients
Where have these changes taken place?
      • OPD (thermometers, pulse oximeters, etc)
      • Theatre-surgical instruments
      • Maternity
      • Pediatric ward
What do you think has had the most positive effect on the hospital?
      • Available new instruments – better and effective diagnosis
Why is this?
      • Instruments more accurate than old expired ones.
Have there been any changes to efficiency or accuracy in consultations or in the wards?
      • Yes. Quick and effective diagnosis and more reliable diagnosis

Navrongo War Memorial District Hospital

Noticeable changes around the hospital:
      • Additional monitoring and new skills added on to staff since equipments were nonexistent before now
      • Where have these changes taken place?
      • All wards affected but especially the pediatric ward and ophthalmic clinic.
What do you think has had the most positive effect on the hospital?
      • Boosted morale of staff and they are willing to add on additional skills
Has there been any change to efficiency or accuracy in consultations or in the wards?
      • Quality in management of critically ill patients has improved (monitoring of vitals)
      • Anthropometric measurements have also improved.
Has there been a change in the number of patients able to be seen in a day?
      • Not noticeable

Bongo District Hospital

Noticeable changes around the hospital:
      • Decreased patient waiting time
      • Decrease mortality
Where have these changes taken place?
      • OPD
      • Theatre-surgical instruments
      • Maternity
      • Pediatric ward
What do you think has had the most positive effect on the hospital?
      • More lives are being saved
Why is this?
      • Instruments more accurate
Have there been any changes to efficiency or accuracy in consultations or in the wards?
      • Decreased mortality and reduced period spent by patients on admission
Is there a change in the number of patients able to be seen in a day?
      • Yes, increase average number of clients seen daily.