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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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Jay Foundation gives to Nsawam Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Nsawam General Hospital has received a generous donation from the Jay Foundation. The NICU is a department in hospitals that caters for pre-maturely born babies and their nursing mothers before, during, and after birth. The Jay Foundation led by Naa Kuorkor Mayne-Eghan, its founder, donated a Diaphragm, an electric suction apparatus, tissue, digital clinical thermometer, infant scale, antiseptic, sanitizers, kangaroo attires, and a trolley, amongst others. The edibles included fruits, vegetables, crates of eggs, water among others. Principal...

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Jay Foundation Donates to Korle Bu’s Neonatal Care Unit

Jay Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation aimed at helping pre-mature babies and their nursing mothers, has made a generous donation to mothers of pre-mature babies at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The group aside making donations, repaired a long-time destroyed door lock to the nurses changing room, initiated the construction of a drawer for visiting mothers to drop off their items, as well as brought in a counselor to talk to the mothers in a bid to balance their mental orientation, as regards their premature babies. Items donated included...

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