The Ghana Medical Relief (GMR) is set to embark on a five-day free medical mission at Atibie in the Eastern Region of Ghana, starting on Monday August 2, 2022 to Friday August 6, 2021.
The team during this period is looking to provide general health screening, pediatrics, dental, urological, obstetrics and health education to more than 5,000 people in Atibie and its surrounding communities.
The registered non-profit organisation based in the United States of America and Ghana has been embarking on a free medical mission to Ghana every summer. The team had their first mission in 2018 at Asiakwa, a town in the East Akim District of the Eastern Region of Ghana.
In 2019 they proceeded to Anomabo a town on the coast of the Mfantsiman Municipal District of the Central Region. However, as a result of COVID-19, the 2020 health mission.
To date, the organization has donated hospital beds, ultrasound machines, examination tables, cardiac defibrillators, operating room equipment, and numerous medical supplies/medications to several hospitals and clinics with the goal to provide healthcare at local villages in Ghana. They organise screenings for health issues and educate the villagers on preventive healthcare.
The organization consists of healthcare providers, teachers, engineers, and lawyers all with a common goal of delivering better healthcare to the people of Ghana.
The GMR is entreating all residents in Atibie and its environs to take advantage of the event to seek free medical care.