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.

Please help save my son- mother of blood cancer patient pleads

7-year-old blood cancer patient, Ben Israel is battling for his life as his parents struggle to pay for his treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital. During Crime Check Foundation’s (CCF) visit to the hospital, Israel was gasping for breath while his mother intermittently wiped his mouth, which was drooling. Speaking to his mother, she said […]

7-year-old boy dying of blood cancer begs for help

7-year-old blood cancer patient, Ben Israel is battling for his life as his parents struggle to pay for his treatment at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital. During Crime Check Foundation’s (CCF) visit to the hospital, Israel was gasping for breath while his mother intermittently wiped his mouth, which was drooling. Speaking to his mother, she said […]

I have to pay Ghc 6,000 every three weeks to survive breast cancer-Woman cries

A breast cancer patient, Umoani Iddrisu would have to raise Six Thousand Ghana cedis almost every three weeks to pay for an injection meant to stop breast cancer from spreading to other parts. She said she has undergone several surgeries to treat the cancer but there has been no improvement in her condition prompting doctors […]

Breast cancer patient begs for help to save her life to continue her guardian duties

 51-year-old Irene Teye is soliciting support to undergo medical treatment to save her from breast cancer. According to her, she fears losing her life to the disease and leaving the children she has been taking care of as a surrogate parent orphaned. Speaking to Crime Check TV GH, Madam Teye said she urgently needs over […]

Acid attack survival, Memuna surmounts suicidal thoughts to become an entrepreneur

31-year-old Memuna Malik who survived an acid attack has surmounted stigmatization and beaten the odds to re-integrate into society. According to her the thorns of mockery of her deformity did not deter her from breaking barriers to make a living after her unsuccessful life in Saudi Arabia. In a latest interview, she tells Crime Check […]

Please help save my life-Lady fighting fibroid cries

A 28-year-old lady, Linda Botwe has been asking for support to undergo surgery to remove a lump of fibroid that is gradually taking her life. Interacting with a reporter from Crime Check Foundation (CCF), she said she was thrown out of business after spending her capital on initial diagnoses of the disease. This was when […]

My husband beats me but I cannot leave him-woman cries

A 32-year-old woman, Alberta Nkansah, living at Akroma in the Central Region of Ghana narrates how her husband who does not take care of her and their children yet subject her to severe beatings. Nkansah told a team from Crime Check Foundation (CCF) during a visit to the farming community that though her husband told […]

CCF supports girl with a hunchback

A 15-year-old girl, Kwenu Agordo with hunchback has been removed from her school at Akpokope due to stigmatization. Kwenu, according to her father, Anthony Agordo, 52, removed her from school due to the challenges induced by the ailment when she goes to school. Mr. Agordo said the little girl complained of backaches and usually falls […]

Include kidney treatment on NHIS- CCF boss

The Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has reiterated his appeal to government to include the treatment of kidney-related diseases on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to give poor patients respite. He lamented the exclusion of the disease on the list of ailments under the NHIS despite the high cost […]

Physically challenged young man begs for support to undergo surgery after playing ‘backyard’ soccer

25-year-old Christian Asebu has been crippled after an injury he suffered during a football match he played in his backyard some twelve years ago. Asebu said he has not been able to get further medical attention after his father’s demise. He said his current condition has delayed his dream of becoming a journalist. Speaking to […]