Category Archives: malaria

Distribution!

Friday and Saturday we ran five distributions and gave away around 2,000 free bed nets to seven communities in rural Ghana! It feels so great to have completed this vital part of our project and so rewarding too. Most of … Continue reading

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Community Health Volunteer Training

Friday we spent the day training community health volunteers (CHVs) on how to administer our pre-registration survey. We have seven CHVs working with us in six communities. In sum, we are covering somewhere between 4,000 – 8,000 people but we … Continue reading

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Field Work

So we’ve selected our site to be in a collection of communities near Asesewa in Eastern Region. Yesterday, we went out to see our community partner, an organization called KLO Drivers Alliance, and meet some of the community health volunteers. … Continue reading

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Back in action

I know it’s been almost a week since I wrote a post. I wish I could say that Julia and I have been busy having a blast traveling and the like but, sadly, I cannot. We spent the better part … Continue reading

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A day in Accra…with a point and shoot

We started the day talking to Joyce and took a couple of snapshots with her. More on these later. Then we went to Osu to look for some fabric for Julia to make a dress and for some pillows. We … Continue reading

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Meeting a chief

So the bednet project is moving along. We have submitted Ghana IRB and are awaiting its approval before we can proceed. There are still a number of ends to tie up with our local NGO partners before we can proceed … Continue reading

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Field sites: Greater Accra

I apologize for not updating the blog since the Ghana opening match. I’ve watched my daily views precipitously drop from 70 to 3, so I’m feeling the effects. C’mon people, don’t give up on me! This is a long one … Continue reading

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