2017 October 13th-24th Medical Team Trip

The Ghana Hope and NAGH surgical teams successfully performed 70 surgeries in four days.

The New Abirem Government Hospital delivers approximately 1000 babies per year.
Mothers and infants are cared for in the maternity ward.
The women’s ward provides care for women and pediatrics.

Newmont Goldmine is building a new dedicated pediatric...Read More »

2017 Sept 7th-10th Annual Fundraiser for Ghana Hope Foundation


300 Volunteers staffed the three day Oregon Brews and BBQ event

Ghanaian Products were sold out.

More than 4000 people attended the event purchasing Ghanaian goods, Beers and Food


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2017 July 30th-Aug 12th Administrative focus for purposes of relationship building and meeting new Ghanaian stake holders

During the 12 day trip meeting occured with the following organizations:

The Ntiamoah Foundation
The Ministry of Health
The Newmont Foundation
The Director General of Ghana Health Services
New Abirem Government Hospital Administrators and Physicians
The Birim North District Officials
The Accra Rotary Club

The result of these meetings was to pave...Read More »

2017 March Ghana Hope Foundation Receives Donations of Equipment & Supplies

The following organizations provided donations to fill a second container to be filled and shipped later in 2017.  Those organizations include:

The Eugene Rotary Club
Coos Bay Hospital
The McMinnville Rotary Club
Private practice dentists and physicians

The equipment included:

Additional dental equipment to equip a 4 room dental suite were donated by...Read More »

2017 March 21st 70 Hospital Beds Arrive in New Abirem

50 beds where dispersed within the New Abirem Government Hospital patient wards. And the remaining beds were distributed to CHPS (Community-based Health Planning and Services) outpatient clinics.

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2016 December 28 Coos Bay Area Hospital donates 70 hospital beds

CBAH donated 70 hospital beds to GhanaHope Foundation. A container filled with 58 of the beds shipped from Tacoma, Washington on December 28. Estimated arrival in Tema, Ghana is March 7, 2017. The beds are only 12 years old and are fully operational. The beds will be used in the...Read More »

2016 December 17th Welcome new board members!

The GhanaHope Foundation proudly anounances the addition of Dr. Scott Diamond and Lea See, CRNA  to the Board.

Following their return from the medical trip in October, both Scott and Lea accepted positions on the Board.

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2016 October 29-November 5 trip to New Abirem, Ghana

The GhanaHope medical team arrived in Ghana in October, 2016. The team met with our partners including representatives from the Ntiamoah Foundation, the Traditional Authority, the Ministry of Health, Government Agencies, Newmont, the New Abirem Goverment Hospital, and the CHPS Outpatient Clinics. Accomplishments for 2016 were reviewed and new goals...Read More »

2016 Oregon Brews and BBQ Fund Raiser for Ghana Hope Foundation, September 9-11

The annual OBBQ festival was staffed by 350 volunteers and drew over 4000 people this year.


The festival offered food vendors, beer tasting, and games for adults and children.


Throughout the 3 day event, bands played continuously for the crowds entertainment.


The event raised $10,000 for the Ghana Hope Foundation and $10,000 for...Read More »

Mobile Library Launched September 28th, 2016

Dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting of the new mobile library launched  as students return to school.


School students in North Birem District now have access to a mobile library due to efforts of the Ntiamoah Foundation and the GhanaHope Foundation and the Saint James school located in McMinnville, Oregon.


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Most recent trip August 7th to the 17th, 2016

August 10th Dubar ceremony of Ghana Hope board member Dr. John Neeld donating equipment to Mercy Quansah, executive director of the Ntiamoah Foundation.


Ntiamoah Foundation presenting the inventory of 7 40 foot shipping containers to the New Abirem DCE who then presented it to the New Abirem hospital medical Medical Director...Read More »

School supplies donated to the Akadum Model School.

August 4, 2014


Many thanks to Ethan who organized the collection of 20 boxes of school supplies being donated to the Akwadum Model School in New Abirem, Ghana. Ethan and his brother Payton , both Eagle Scouts, delivered the supplies  for the fall container shipment.

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Dr. Adams Mahami

February 2014


Dr. Adams Mahami, the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer.  Dr. Mahami hopes to visit McMinnville, Oregon and Willamette Valley Medical Center this year.

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New Security Gate

February 2014


Chief Nana is responsible for the new security gate which surrounds the medical center.

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Outpatient clinic improved

February 2014


With the addition of three new inpatient units, they were able to expand and improve the much used outpatient clinic. Each month the hospital now admits about 320 inpatients, treats 2750 outpatients, and delivers 80 babies. They accomplish that with 120 employees, 44 nurses, 2 medical assistants and...Read More »

March 2013

Newly constructed CHPS compound.


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Shannon and Amanda with CHPs staff.

March 2013


Shannon and Amanda with CHPs staff.  Both were very impressed with the wide scope of treatments and  education done in the  outpatient clinics.

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Focusing on the CHPS program

March 2013


Shannon Carefoot RN and GhanaHope Foundation Board member and Amanda Porter RN focused their time on the CHPS program.

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Nancy Manley and John Neeld Renew Vows

March 2013


In their spare time they renewed their marriage vows with Chief Nana Kyeretwie officiating and then celebrated with tribal friends.

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March 2013 Medical team prioritize needs

March 2013


Nurse Practitioner, Nancy Manley and husband John Neeld MD were part of the medical team. They devoted most of their time to the hospital staff prioritizing needs for the next container shipment and medical team visit.

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WVMC donates four laboratory microscopes


December 2012

WVMC donates four laboratory microscopes to the  NAGH and the outpatient CHIPS clinics. The microscopes were delivered by the medical team in March 2013.

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Shipping Container Arrives in Ghana

On January 17th GhanaHope’s first shipping container arrived at the Timor port in Ghana.  It is now on its way to New Abirem.  We would like to thank from the bottom of our hearts Newmont Mining company for providing the funds to make this happen.  We would also like...Read More »

GhanaHope on the News!

Yesterday board member Deman Rageh and Dr. Gordon were on Fox 5 morning news yesterday sharing our work.  Check it out: http://www.fox5vegas.com/video?clipId=8084951&autostart=true.

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Ghana Hope medical team performs surgeries, screenings on recent trip

In October 2012, the GhanaHope medical team was on site at NAGH for ten days. Team members included Dr. Stephen Gordon (plastic and facial reconstructive surgeon), Laurie Gordon (CPA and architect), Rosemari Davis (Ghana Hope president and retired hospital CEO) and Deman Rageh (Ghana Hope executive and trip coordinator.)

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Nonprofits to benefit from Brews & BBQs - News-Register Article

Different nonprofits to benefit from Brews & BBQs


Of the News-Register

The tastes, music and ambiance of Oregon Brews & BBQs will be the same as in past years, organizers said. But this year’s events will be run by, and will benefit, two different nonprofits: the Willamette Valley Cancer...Read More »

More Info on the October Trip

Info on the Oct trip includes:
Dr Stephen Gordon,board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery also fellowship trained in maxilla-crank facial surgery will be going. He will be performing surgery on children with cleft lip and palates. Also burn scar contracture release  and skin grafting surgeries.
Also this fall, the New Abirem Government...Read More »

Article in McMinnville News Register About Dr. Duah's Visit

By Starla Pointer Of the News-Register:

 As part of the new ” GhanaHope” relationship between McMinnville health care providers and their counterparts in Africa, a Ghanian doctor made his first visit to Oregon this week. Dr. Fredrick Duah spent seven days visiting Willamette Valley Medical Center and other local medical clinics...Read More »

Trip in October

Trip in October

We are planning another trip in October! Details to be announced.
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