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.

Can our contributions to support breast cancer patients avert deaths?

HA breast cancer patient, Lisa Arhin is pleading with the general public for support to undergo medical treatment to sever her affected breast to save her life. She said she gave up to die when doctors demanded an amount of Fifteen Thousand Ghana cedis as the treatment cost. According to her, doctors said she will […]

Absorb the Cost of Kidney Treatment for the Poor – CCF Appeals to Government

The Executive Director of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has appealed to government to absorb the cost of kidney treatment for the poor. He said kidney diseases are among the most neglected non-communicable chronic diseases that constitute a huge financial burden, which is beyond what many average Ghanaians can afford.    Mr. Kwarteng […]

CCF to focus more on health in the coming year

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) has resolved to prioritize support for individuals who struggle to get medical care in the coming years. The Executive Director of CCF, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng said this after he chastised successive governments for relenting on efforts to improve the country’s health care delivery system. Mr. Kwarteng made the statement during a […]

Boy with hole-heart requires $9,000 to undergo open-heart surgery to survive

A 4-year-old boy, Seidu Abdul Gafar requires open-heart surgery to correct a heart condition, pink tetralogy of Fallot (hole-heart) to be able to survive. In a medical report from the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital, which Gafar’s father, Seidu Moro presented to Crime Check Foundation (CCF) for support, the surgery would cost […]

CCF supports kidney patients at Korle-Bu

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) has gone to the aid of some kidney failure patients at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. CCF, during one of its routine visits to the hospital to help struggling patients met the patients at the Renal Unit of Ghana’s premier hospital. The patients, 18-year-old Naomi Dede Mensah, 21-year-old Esther Annor and one […]

Man abandons pregnant wife who gave birth to a sick child

A 13-year-old bedridden girl, Adeka Jessica has been abandoned by her father after her birth. According to her mother, 33-year-old Adeka Magdalene, Jessica got lamed when she was five months old. Magdalene explained, ‘we were coming from church one night and when we were walking under a tree, Jessica got struck by a strange disease […]

New mothers of pre-mature babies receive CCF support

Two new mothers who gave birth at the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital, 33-year-old Grace Adu and 24-year-old Georgina Ama held by the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital for their inability to pay their medical bills after delivery have been freed to go home. These mothers though were discharged from the hospital after delivery could not go home until […]

Pre-mature babies continue to get stranded at hospital wards

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) has intervened to save a two-week-old baby from losing its life. Stuck in an incubator, the baby was transferred to the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital from the Volta Region to undergo surgery because he suffered breathing difficulties during his birth. Bertha, mother of the baby said. When CCF caught up with the […]

Is Derrick going to survive?

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) has supported a 21-year-old patient Derrick Nunu to undergo medical treatment. On its routine visit to health facilities to support patients who struggle to pay their medical bills, the CCF team led by its Executive Director, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng met Derrick in his sick bed battling for his life while his […]

CCF supports ‘drying’ lady

A 23-year-old Senior High School graduate, Vida Afrane is ‘withering’ following an illness she contracted in school. Speaking to CCF’s, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng during a visit to the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital, father of Vida who is a taxi driver, James Asare said efforts to get cure for her daughter has been unsuccessful. He said her […]