Healing is at the heart of Engage Now Africa. Providing access to our health posts, clinics, medical services, and clean water saves and improves lives.
We work with ministries of health and their professional staff in-country, with hospitals, and with other healthcare providers to ensure access to basic health services, life-saving surgeries, and major medical care when needed.
LIVES IMPACTED THROUGH HEAL INITIATIVES
In the works
Maternal Center for Health
We recently built the Maternal Child Hospital (MCH), the first maternal hospital in rural Ethiopia. The hospital will service all of Debre Zeit with a population of 78,800. This facility will assist women with childbirth, labor and delivery, and recovery.
Prior to MCH only one main hospital serviced over 1 million people. Women and children had to compete for adequate care and were often forced to choose home deliveries with a midwife or on their own due an insufficient number of beds in the main hospital. MCH will be equipped with triage, laboratory, delivery, surgical, nurses, medication, and storage rooms.
HIGHLIGHT A HERO
HEAL HERO AWARD
“Every day I focus on how to strengthen Engage Now Africa as an organization, how we can have more impact in the countries we serve and help these countries reach their own vision of helping to end poverty.”
Diana has 20 years of experience working as an registered nurse in trauma, pediatrics, and newborn care. Her love for nursing led her to Ethiopia when invited to teach Village Health Care Workers in rural villages in the Rift Valley. She is currently the Director of Operations for Ethiopia and works to oversee the implementation of all initiatives.
“The job Engage Now Africa is doing to help the blind is a miracle to our people in Ethiopia. Now the blind that suffer can see again!”
“Our village can now receive treatment for malaria, … for diseases, family planning, and so much more. We do not need to travel far distances to a health clinic but can receive help right in our village!”
“This clinic has helped me in so many ways, I have given birth to two children in this clinic; they delivered them safe and sound. The clinic is very fine. This community was so bad when there was no clinic. We appreciate support for the establishment of this clinic in this community!”
“Life in this community was woeful when there was no clinic, can you imaging we used to walk from this community to Government hospital, sometimes we lost our love once due to distance to get medical attention, but with the timely intervention of this clinic in our community our lives are now saved.”
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