Partnering in education and equipment
to prevent needless death in Africa

Dr Jay Homme, our keynote speaker at the banquet in November 2014 who has championed the effort to reduce neonatal and pediatric deaths in Africa for many years, has traveled to Ghana twice this year already, with other doctors to help train medical support professionals in this area. His report below gives us some idea … Read more

Partner Update

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Pediatric Colonoscopy Success Story As part of our ongoing partnership with our partners in Africa, APM donated funds for specialized equipment to Jos University Teaching Hospital in Jos, Nigeria. The following is a story of an eight year old patient who presented with some issues that had been identified through a barium enema study. Initial … Read more

Dr. Chris Lantz, Dr Dave and Gail Simon, Dr. Keith and Carol Plate (U.S), Dr. Rolf Pelleboer (Holland), Dr. Chinenye Iwuji (England) were the team from Africa Partners Medical who went to Nigeria from June 19th 2015 until July 6th and then also to Kenya from July 7th until July 12th 2015 for Continuing Medical … Read more

Ghana Trip Summary February 2015

12 Mar, 2015
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For this trip we worked on developing a new curriculum geared primarily toward training midwives. Through previous trips to Ghana it has become clear that the mother receives most of the attention and often the caregivers aren’t knowledgeable about what to do if baby is struggling. We’ve addressed this in part in the past through … Read more