Tag: NICU

Jay Foundation Marks World Prematurity Month; Disinfects Hospitals

The organization engaged in a series of activities from November 14 including cleaning and disinfecting Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), providing breakfast for mothers, donating food items to mothers and babies, and engaging mothers of preterm babies at the Tema General, Korle Bu, Shai Odusoku and Keta hospitals. Items donated to these hospitals each include Twelve (12) Muslin Cloths, Twelve (12) Tommy Tippee feeding bottles, Four (4) Cot Bedsheets, Two (2) Bedsheets, Cow & Gate Infant Milk 6 x 800g, Six (6) Baby Changing Mat, Eighteen (18) Baby Wipes, Baby Clothes (several...

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Jay Foundation marks world prematurity month

The Jay Foundation, a Ghanaian NGO at the forefront of prioritizing preterm babies in the country is marking world prematurity month in grand style. The organization engaged in a series of activities from November 14 including cleaning and disinfecting Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU), providing breakfast for mothers, donating food items to mothers and babies, and engaging mothers of preterm babies at the Tema General, Korle Bu, Shai Odusoku and Keta hospitals. Items donated to these hospitals each include Twelve (12) Muslin Cloths, Twelve (12) Tommy Tippee feeding bottles, Four...

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Jay Foundation marks World Prematurity Day in Ghana

The Jay Foundation, an NGO dedicated to supporting pre-term babies across the country has joined the rest of the world to mark the “World Prematurity Day” November 17. The organization as part of activities to mark the yearly event held a fundraising event initiated by children affiliated to the organisation, by means of selling snacks and drinks at the Marina Mall in Accra. Proceeds from the sales will be used to purchase oxygen concentrators and its related equipment for Neo-Natal Intensive Care Units (NICU) of hospitals across the country. The Jay Foundation has in the past...

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Support ‘miracle’ preterm babies – Jay Foundation to Ghanaians

The Jay Foundation, a non-governmental organization devoted to ensuring that pre-mature babies survive has entreated Ghanaians to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in Ghana. The Foundation said preterm babies do not get adequate care due to lack of space, facilities, and essentials needed to evade infection, which causes death. The Jay Foundation since its inception barely a year ago has made donations of about GhC 60,000 to NICUs in six hospitals in the country to support preterm babies, their mothers, and staff of the hospitals, including the Tema General Hospital,...

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Prayer Camps killing pregnant women – Doctor

The Hospital Director at the Shai-Osudoku District Hospital in Dodowa, Dr Kennedy Brightson, has lamented the increasing number of prayer camps around the hospital, which he says is the main cause of maternal deaths in the area. He said pregnant women are lured into consulting these prayer camps, instead of using the hospital, and when the situation becomes critical, they rush to the hospital and end up dying due to various forms of complications. “Why are Ghanaian women allowing their whole body and brain to be controlled with religious semantics? It is wrong, God doesn’t...

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Donation to Shai Osudoku District Hospital

The Jay Foundation Team on the 8th of June, 2019 donated the following items to the Neonatal Intensive Care, Kangaroo Mother Care units and the Staff of the Hospital: 20 Cot sheets 10 Bedsheets with 10 pillowcases20 Baby Eye patches 10 Bottles of Deva Antibacterial Handwash3 big packs of Tissue PaperBaby Clothes 10 KMC Carriers A Wall Clock2 Pulse Oximeters10 Digital Thermometers A Digital Weighing Scales300 pieces of Baby Intravenous Infusions 20 Small Plastic Cup and Spoons 80 small sachets of Diaper rush 4 Bottles of Deva Bleach 4 Bottles of Deva Surface Cleaner Food items (Rice, Beans,...

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