INTRODUCTION

With the understanding that detention in whatever form is injurious to health, CCF has gone beyond the prisons. Through our Health Check Series, we have come to the aid of many Ghanaians who have been detained in hospitals because of their inability to settle their bills and solicited support for the many others who require surgery. We have also provided prosthetic hands and legs for many children whose parents have either neglected them or cannot afford medical care for them.

SAUDI ACID VICTIM RECOUNTS STIGMATIZATION ORDEAL

Thirty-year-old acid attack victim, Memuna Malik has recounted how she was stigmatized anytime she stepped out. Memuna got disfigured after a lady called Salomey, poured on her a substance believed to be acid which instantly burnt her face in far-away Riyad, Saudi Arabia. She explained that the unfortunate incident happened to her on the 24th of December, […]

8-yr-old boy begs for support to undergo a $9000 surgery to survive hole-in-heart

8-8year-old Suleman Adamu requires Nine Thousand dollars, equivalent to Fifty Thousand Ghana cedis to enable him undergo hole-in-heart surgery to save his life. According to his mother, Adiza Abubakar, he was born with the disease but they didn’t realize it initially though he wasn’t feeling well. She said they sent him to unqualified people for […]

Jealous husband baths wife with acid

A young lady, Ofeibea Florence Aryee is in critical condition at the Accra Regional hospital, Ridge after her jealous husband, Papa Nii poured a substance believed to be acid on her face. The incident, she said happened at Kokrobite in Accra where they lived. In an interview with crimecheckghana, Florence said her husband sent her […]

Excited old man knocked down by a motorbike after finally getting medical attention for his son through CCF’s support

An excited 70-year-old man, Tamin Uni got knocked down by a motorbike whiles he was in a haste to pay his son’s diagnostic scan to enable to enable him undergo surgery. This was after Crime Check Foundation, CCF supported him and his wife. According to Uni’s wife, Rakia Alhassan, they struggled to pay for their […]

Patient sleeps outside Korle-Bu Teaching hospital because of her inability to pay for a bed

A no bed syndrome hit the nation with people calling on the government to solve the canker to avert the treatment of patients on bare floors. Most of the patients who receive treatment on bare floors are mostly those who face financial difficulties such as 31-year-old Abigail Asabre who is from Mporhor in the Eastern […]

What could be the cause of so many kidney deaths in Ghana?

65-year-old Ajara Mensah is battling for her life as her 25-year-old daughter, Rose Mensah struggles to pay for the treatment of kidney complications, which is dragging her slowly to her grave. Studies show that about 13% of Ghanaians have chronic kidney disease and many are dying on daily basis from it. The unfortunate situation is […]

CCF support mothers at Kasoa Mother and Child Polyclinic

New and expectant mothers at the Kasoa Mother and Child Polyclinic are hopeful of nurturing their babies without difficulties. This was after Crime Check Foundation, CCF went to their aid at the polyclinic. Some of the items that were donated through the Foundation’s donors included detergents, baby clothes and baby diapers. Receiving the items, the […]

Saudi acid victim excited as she recovers from her first surgery

30-year-old Saudi acid victim, Memuna Malik has expressed gratitude to Crime Check Foundation, CCF and its donors after supporting her to undergo the first phase of series of facial plastic surgeries. The surgery which was undertaken at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital, cost Fifty-Two Thousand Ghana cedis contributed by donors of CCF and the general public […]

CCF goes to the aid of stranded patients

Crime Check Foundation, CCF has rescued a patient and some new mothers at the Greater Accra Regional hospital who were detained for their inability to pay their bills. The beneficiaries Charlotte and Charity Anima had to be ‘locked up’ by the management of the hospital because they struggled to pay their bills after given birth […]

The school rejected my son because of his leg – a mother’s plight

A mother of a four-year-old boy has narrated how a school refused her son admission in the Ashanti Region because he is physically challenged. Musah Yakubu is a four-year-old boy who has his right leg crippled restricting his movement. The woman who revealed her identity to the crimecheckghana as Azumah said her child was born […]