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diaspora@mofa.gov.gd

Adopt A Clinic

 

The Needs

• Minor infrastructure upgrade
• Providing water Tanks
• Plumbing work
• Termite treatment
• Supply of basic equipment and furniture
• Provision of periodic technical expertise

The Structure

• Coordinate with the Health for Life & Wellness Foundation Limited
• Be provided with needs assessment of the facility to determine the areas of contributes.
• Have access to visit and identify with adopted facility.
• The Government has a responsibility for the Health of the people, which can be fulfilled only

Within the Community Health System on island you will find a network Six(6) district health centers and thirty (30) medical stations, spread throughout the country within a three (3) mile radius.

These health centres, guided by health professionals, addresses the main health problems in the community, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.

The Government has a unique responsibility for the health of the people, which can be fulfilled only by the provision of adequately equipped health centres with credible equipment. These health centres form an integral part of community development, they are the first level of contact with individuals, family and community. Health centres bring health care as close as possible to where people live and work, and constitute the first element of a continuing health care process. While there are programmes in place to upgrade these facilities, the government is keenly aware that there are challenges, not all resources are available to provide the level of upkeep necessary. It is therefore in this regard that the government seeks the partnership of the diaspora to aid in maintenance and upkeep through the Adopt-A-Clinic Programme.

Under this programme, the government aims to structure an arrangement that allows external partnerships which makes it easier for companies and individuals and/or groups to contribute to health care. It provides accountability and transparency over the period in which the health centre has been adopted.

The Opportunity

Individuals, groups or corporate companies who adopt a clinic, commit for a period of 3 – 5 years at a cost of $5000 – $10,000 USD Dollars per year. Adopters are officially recognized as an donor through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a donor wall established at the adopted facility. They will also receive annual performance reports on the activities of the adopted facility and benefit from tax-deductible incentive.

Community Benefits

• The community will be provided with an aesthetically enhanced community health centre
• Be provided with quality health care at the community level.
• Patient centred health care
• A well-maintained health centre adds to the social and economic development of the community.
• The community enjoys a better quality of life and community peace.

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