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AFRICAN COMMUNITY HEALTH INITIATIVE (ACHI). REPORT OF 2011 PROGRAM. INTRODUCTION. African Community Health Initiative (ACHI) has just concluded another medical outreach to 7 villages in Abia and Imo States.

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African community health initiative achi

AFRICAN COMMUNITY HEALTH INITIATIVE (ACHI)

REPORT OF 2011 PROGRAM


Introduction
INTRODUCTION

  • African Community Health Initiative (ACHI) has just concluded another medical outreach to 7 villages in Abia and Imo States.

  • ACHI’s goal of improving the health of rural dwellers was re-enacted during the annual program with the health screening and health education.

  • Since her need assessment outreach at Umugolo in 2005, ACHI has covered over 12 villages in the two states

  • ACHI’s establishment of follow-up/maintenance program has ensured patients consistently check their blood pressure and sugar level and get their medications for the next one year.


2011 coverage
2011 Coverage

  • Program held from July 29th to August 10th

  • Communities covered are:

    • Aro-Ajatakiri, Ikwuano LGA, Abia State

    • Alaenyi-Ogwa, Mbaitoli LGA, Imo State

    • Avutu, Obowu LGA, Imo State

    • Amaorji, Nkwerre, Imo Sate

    • Amakaohia, Ihitte Uboma LGA, Imo State

    • Umugolo, Ehime Mbano LGA, Imo State

    • Umungwa, Obowu LGA, Imo State


Overview of past programs
OVERVIEW OF PAST PROGRAMS

  • After then need assessment in 2005, ACHI lunched an annual Free Medical Mission.

    • In 2006, ACHI reached Umugolo

    • In 2007, ACHI reached Umugolo, Umueleke

    • In 2008, ACHI reached Umugolo, Ihitte Aforukwu, Aronta Mbutu






Follow up
FOLLOW UP

  • ACHI Follow up/ Maintenance program is designed to run from August 2011 to July 2012

  • Patients will visit an ACHI Center in their village to carry out blood pressure and sugar checks

  • Patients will collect medication to last for one week

  • ACHI Follow-up Nurse visits community once a month to supervise & supply medication.


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