We are the ones who venture into places many may dread, and consider inaccessible. We, indeed Defy Barriers.
According to WHO, 94% of all maternal deaths occur in low and lower middle-income countries. Skilled care before, during and after childbirth can save the lives of women and newborns. Our strategic activities seek to reduce barriers that limit access to quality maternal health services by confronting the “Three Delays” Model and addressing ‘Grassroots’ belief systems, whiles advocating for potential Maternal Mental Health victims.
Public Health and Advocacy
This involves series of medical outreaches and public health in villages, communities, schools, etc. Our comprehensive strategic plan seeks to Protect, Promote and Maintain the health of our communities especially in the villages.
Unique Laboratory Services
Due to long distant travel, most rural folks do not visit the hospitals for regular examination or check up, and only do so when situations get worst and most at times leads to death. This defeats our efforts in achieving the MDGs. Our Mobile- Outreach- Laboratory system thus helps render free services to the Rural Folks through health screening exercise during public health activities.
Mental Health Service Delivery
In partnership with Alliance on Mental Illness.
Volunteer and Intern in Ghana at various psychiatric units and clinics, assist and be part of the psychiatric units team to undertake all activities carried out at the center including; home visits, case search, attending to cases, health education, talks etc. Key areas include:
- Protection of Vulnerable through Advocacy
- Mental health promotion
- Mental health service and Rehabilitation
- Mental health research
- Community and Youth programs
National Health Insurance Services
We reach out to the uninsured by assisting them to get enrolled on the National Health Insurance Scheme. This way they would be able to access healthcare at any nearby health facility with their insurance card. Everyone deserves it.
Community Ambulance Services
The cost of one soul is valueless, and Health Militia takes nothing for granted. As part of a life saving intervention, we strive to respond to emergency cases where we can to avoid lost of lives.
We investigate, create relationships and network to ascertain why some hospitals perform better (in the area of latest treatment advances, methodology etc.) than others in certain sensitive areas with the same available structures and human resource for purposes of skills and knowledge cross – fertilization. We also invite international health organisations who are leaders in certain areas of health delivery to conduct seminars for our in-country health workers whiles they also learn from our health care systems and delivery.
Intern in our partner hospitals and clinics to serve as an extra hand in various facilities, and also learn and have a feel of how general health services are rendered in the tropics, and at different community set-ups.
Supplies / Sponsorship
As part of the organisation’s Safety Net responsibility, we lobby for, and provide medical supplies or equipment to available CHIPP Compounds or rural health centers to facilitate health delivery, as well as payment of medical cost for specific health conditions of individuals who cannot afford.