Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital, Mampong, GhanaTeam Size:
20Length of Mission:
10 days Number of Surgeries Performed:
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE
This was ISHI’s third mission to the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital (TQMH) in Mampong, Ghana in September 2015. ISHI was invited back to TQMH with the approval from the hospital leadership and regional tribal leaders.
PATIENTS AND LOCATION
Local patients were alerted weeks before the ISHI team arrival via public service announcements at TQMH hospital. We planned to collaborate with the local teams to provide surgical and knowledge exchange.
A total of 100 patients triaged; 48 operations; 40 ultrasound consultations; and 20 medical and palliative care consultations.
Special Thanks to:
The Hon. Helen Ntoso, Regional Minister, for hosting the team.
The Hon. Otoobour Djan Kwasi for allowing us to provide services in the Aburi region.
Dr. Mawuli, Medical Superintendent at the TQMH.
Nellie Kemevor: for Contacting and coordinating with all the Nana and supporting the ISHI effort in Mampong
Kevin Clarke MD, OgoriKalu MD, Ziad Sifri MD, Amy Gore MD, Anthony Scholer MD, Christopher McGreevy MDAnesthesia:
Michal Gajewski MD, Abdul-Malick Jalloh-Jamboree CRNA, Kenneth Mirsky MD, Rebecca Scholl MDPAR Nurses:
Stephanie Burroughs RN, Mercy Emejulu RN, Beverly Bahamondes RNOR Nurse:
Hannah Asare-Boateng RN, Sara Evangelist RNMedical & Palliative Care:
Tiffany Murano, MD & Janet SmithMedical Students:
Charles Hillenbrand, Jaspreet BangaLogistics Support: