By: Yasmin Amaro-Garcia ’22 Hey everyone, it’s Yasmin here! I loved my experience abroad to Ghana as my colleagues and I provided free medical care to residents. We did wound care, malaria testing, medication administration, and blood pressure readings in several villages from infants to older adults. And when we weren’t working, we got to
GCU nursing students spent the past week volunteering in rural villages in Ghana providing free wound care and malaria outreach. To get a glimpse of what these experiences were like, see the video clips below from different days of volunteering. Play Play Play Previous Next
By : Kerry Mendes We had our final Malaria outreach in Apeguso! A total of 149 people attended, 19 positive cases and 130 negative cases. We did blood pressures, wound care, medication administration, and Malaria testing on people of all ages from infants to adults.
By Yasmin Amaro-Garcia: Hello everyone! It’s day 3 of our malaria outreach efforts and today we were lucky enough to provide these services in the village Frankadua where we are staying in! We screened 266 persons for malaria, provided wound care, and blood pressure readings with patient education. We felt privileged to serve the community
By: Lauren Fernandes Today was day 2 of malaria outreach! We traveled to a nearby village by tro tro (the vans used for transport in Ghana), and treated a total of 176 people for malaria. Out of the 176, 32 were positive; these individuals were given the appropriate dose of malaria medication. We also treated
https://youtu.be/h4b15jrBVkw By: Dr. Vincent Chen I think this video alone deserves a blog post. We woke up early and left at around 8 AM. After about one our drive on a very bumpy road, we arrived at Kpalime. Our tasks are malaria outreach and wound care. The mayor broadcasted the arrival of American medical team