Category Archives: Accra
This region in which we were working in Ghana is all that it looks – lush, verdant, cooler than the city, and peaceful. We refer to it as the island from Lost. To me it seems a much more pleasant … Continue reading
Below are some videos capturing the different environments we’ve experienced lately. The first is a video of the sidewalk outside of Makola Market. The second video is a scene from our drive from the rural community of Dzamam, where we … Continue reading
We have selected a site in Ghana’s Eastern Region for our bed net distribution. We are working about a 30 minute drive from a town called Asesewa. The photos below are from a clinic serving 8000 people in the region … Continue reading
Seat belts! So I mentioned in an earlier post that I was happy the American ambassador plugged the public health message to wear our seat belts three times in the five minutes that we met him. I think of him … Continue reading
The house where we’re staying in Accra is next to a pre-school. We awaken to cool beats and squeals of delight on the many mornings when drummers perform there.
I’ve learned a bit more about ACTs since my previous post on them. A 2004 Institute of Medicine report called Saving Lives, Buying Time recommended subsidizing ACTs to make them affordable to those who need effective malaria medicines while using combination … Continue reading