Posted: Wednesday 21st May 2014 at 11:31 am

Breast Care International Distributes Donated MedicinesTo Health Facilities In Ghana

Breast Care International (BCI) is helping patients in need in Ghana access health care with help from a donation of assorted medicines donated by Direct Relief, a medical aid organization based in the United States.

The donation is valued at $5 Million US dollars wholesale and includes antihypertensive, anti-diabetic, antibiotics, antiemetics, and high cholesterol drugs.

BCI and Direct Relief are working together to assist needy patients in Ghana with the provision of essential medicines.

BCI is pleased to provide these medicines to Peace and Love Hospitals, Willing way Foundation, Tain Government Hospital, Kwahu Government Hospital, Ejisu Government Hospital, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ahafo Kenyase Health Centre, Nyinahini Government Hospital, Arthur Clinic, Bechem Government Hospital, Goaso Municipal Hospital, Sekyere Kumawu Hospital, Abouhia TopHill Hospital, Sampa Government Hospital, Kwahu Government Hospital, Kumasi South Hospital, Asonomaso Government Hospital, Ahmediyya Muslim Hospital, Sefwi Akontombra District Health Directorate, Sefwi Wiawso Government Hospital, Kukuom Health Centre, Juaso District Hospital, Accra Psychiatric Hospital, Chirano Government Hospital. It is anticipated that patients will be treated with these donated drugs AT NO COST TO THEM.

BCI acknowledges the invaluable assistance from Direct Relief by providing appropriate medical supplies for disease prevention and treatment to the people of Ghana.

Additionally, BCI recognizes the contribution of Peace FM, Ghana Customs Authority, the Aviation handling services (Menzies), Aviance Ghana Limited and a veteran journalist for their effort in coordinating the logistics of this donation.

About Breast Care International (BCI)
Breast Care International, is a non-governmental organization dedicated to educating women about early detection of cancer and access to breast cancer care throughout Ghana, by providing the country’s women with: clinical breast screening, education, diagnosis, counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, and research.

Since 2002, more than 500 thousand women have been screened for breast cancer through these initiatives. For more information, visit http://www.breastcareghana.com/

About Direct Relief

Direct Relief is a leading medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and in 70 countries. It works with more than 1,000 health clinics across the U.S. to assist in emergencies and an ongoing basis, providing them with free medications for people in need.

The organization has been among the world’s largest medical suppliers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, has top charity ratings, including four-star and “top-notch” rating from Charity Navigator, and a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes magazine. For more information visit: www.DirectRelief.org

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