42,000 people have better access to healthcare
In north-eastern Ghana, over 40,000 pregnant women are now using trained midwives and birth attendants, and the maternal mortality rate has declined by seven per cent in a single year. Trained birth attendants can spot when women need emergency skilled assistance. Every month, in each of the six very remote communities where we work, double the number of women are now being referred to clinics and hospitals for potentially
I hope Oxfam keep reaching out to people and informing them of their health rights because ignorance is costing us our health and that of our children.
Hamidu Zenadbu, from Sapelliga, Bawku West, was referred to hospital by a birth attendant when she discovered she needed urgent medical attention.