Healthy Mother & Child Project in Ellembelle

MISSION
The main goal of the ENI Healthy Mother and Child Project was to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health respectively, as a support to Healthcare Authority actions to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular goals 4 and 5.

WHAT WE DO
The ENI Healthy Mother and Child Project’s main activities included construction and revamping of health centers and CHPs, provision and installation of equipment, Training & IE&C, Supervision and Monitoring.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
Fully constructed, revamped and equipped:

  • 10 health Centres
  • 2 hospitals
  • 4 new CHPs
  • 1 operating Theatre
  • 1 Accident and Emergency Centre
  • 1 Maternity Block

Pro-Link built the capacity of 382 Health Providers in Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) issues, community mobilization, gender issues and provision of user friendly services.

Pro-Link also developed SBCC print materials and distributed to over 12,000 community members and 27 Health Facilities in the three districts; mounted 9 billboards on skilled delivery, use of herbs, and teenage pregnancy.

Pro- Link directed and developed SBCC campaigns – 6 radio jingles in Nzema and Fante on Nutrition, Use of Herbs and Skilled Delivery, which is being aired in over 80 communities in the three districts.

PARTNERS
ENI Foundation, Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana Health Service (GHS), Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) and School of Public Health (SPH), University of Ghana.

TIME PERIOD
November 2014- June 2018

LOCATION
Western region; Half Assini Hospital, Jomoro, Ellembelle, Agona Nkwanta

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