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Saturday, July 9: Kpandai

After a brief stay in Bimbilla and a visit to Bimbilla Hospital, we arrived in Kpandai this morning.  It has been raining a lot here, and whenever it rains, the power tends to shut off, so we could spend a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 6: Gushiegu

It is with great sadness that I write today’s post. We spent the last two days in “the bush”, rural villages located far from the main roads.  Access to these deep interior villages are only though dirt paths barely wider … Continue reading

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Monday, July 4: Gushiegu

We arrived in Gushiegu on Saturday night. This district of approximately 5000 marks the most northern part of our trek in Ghana. The environment here is different than the other places that we have visited so far. There is no … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 30: Tamale

We have just finished our two days at Tamale Teaching Hospital. Though it is the largest hospital in the north, the entire department consists of only 5 physiotherapists (PTs) and 1 physiotherapy assistant (PTA). It is also the only place to provide … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 22: Kumasi

Greetings from Kumasi! After a day of travel yesterday, we arrived at Komfo-Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) today. KATH is a 1000 bed institution located in Ghana’s second largest city. Because of its size and the fact that it is located along major … Continue reading

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Greetings Friends and Colleagues of St. John’s Rehab!

This summer I will be travelling to Ghana, Africa for 6 weeks to volunteer as a physiotherapist. This is a follow-up trip to a similar mission I did in 2008, when I travelled to the Northern District of Kpandai.  There … Continue reading

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