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09
DEC
2015

Maternity Training in Ghana – G.A.S. Partnership

We have awarded a three-year (2011-2013) grant for the funding the training of midwives in the Upper East Region (UER) of Ghana through the G.A.S. Partnership.  This is a tri-partite partnership between the Ghana Health Service (UER), AfriKids (the child rights NGO...
09
DEC
2015

Ward Aide Training

In 2009, the Chalker Foundation supported the development of the AfriKids Medical Centre (AMC) in Bolgatanga, Northern Ghana by funding the training of eight Ward Aides.  The Medical Centre offers a combination of private and public healthcare and is staffed by a dedicated team...
09
DEC
2015

Ophthalmic Clinical Officer Training

Addressing the severe shortage of eye care workers in Uganda… The prevalence of blindness in Uganda is estimated at 1%, and 75% of this is avoidable. The most common cause is cataract (50%) followed by trachoma and other corneal scarring (30%), and glaucoma (10%)....
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