Will You Be There(WYBeT) Health Project

Country: Ghana

Location: Hohoe-Volta Region

Start Date:

Duration: a minimum of 2 months

Organization: CarePal Foundation,  

Description of the Association :

CarePal Foundation (CPF) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-racial, and humanitarian and development organization driven by young and passionate health professionals, educationists and lovable volunteers who seek to provide meaningful interventions in areas of Health and Education through outreach and advocacy programs. It became legally registered in 2017 with registration number CG032312017.

 

Mission: To bring love and care to the impoverished and under privileged communities through our Health and Educational outreach and advocacy programs.

Objectives:

·       To promote the general wellbeing and development of communities through humanitarian works,

·       To promote and make resources available to communities to access to improve their lives.

·       To provide meaningful interventions in areas of Health and Education.

·       To promote the spirit of volunteering among people.

·       To provide opportunities for volunteers to live and share in the activities of other countries or communities in accordance with CarePal programs.

Projects:

·       Will You Be There (WYBeT) project.

·       Will You Be There Health and School Project

Description of the Internship :

TB Case Detection and Genexpert MTB/RIF

Molecular testing

·       Case screening and detection

·       Identify patients with TB

·       Collection of sputum

·       How to prepare sputum samples for Genexpert Testing

Counseling and treatment guidance

How to make entries into the various TB registers.

Investigate TB contacts.

Profile of the Intern :

·       Should be above 18 years of age

·       Should be able to speak and write basic  English language

·       A student understudying TB or HIV related program

·       Must be willing to live and adapt to new working environments.

Accommodation provided : Yes : there are three types of accommodation available :  Host Family,  Guest House/ Hotels or  Hostel

Meals provided : On demand

Contacts : Charles Quist, carepalfoundation@gmail.com

 

Section: - Sciences du vivant (SV)

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