Fifty-four final-year students from Family Health Medical School have accomplished their necessary District Clerkship Rotation throughout three areas within the country.
The District Clerkship Rotation affords medical students hands-on sensible experience in all specialties under the steerage of seasoned consultants and specialists.
Additionally, the Clerkship introduces the medical students to the kinds and administration of medical issues seen in district hospitals.
The students are required to study sufferers, attend ward rounds, assist within the theater, laboratory and perform assignments as scheduled for them. Students additionally work with District Health Management Team (DHMT) to perform health promotion and preventive packages, similar to health education and promotion, communicable illness management and environmental sanitation.
Also, through the Clerkship, the students familiarise themselves with the executive set up of the health sector from area down to the native stage.
The District Clerkship Rotation this year took the final year students to District/Municipal Hospitals and Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) amenities in three areas of Ghana.
In the Central Region, students had been stationed at St. Francis Xavier Hosiptal; Assin Fosu, St.Luke Catholic Hospital; Apam, Winneba and Agona Swedru Municipal Hospitals.
In the Eastern Region, the students had been stationed at Suhum and Nsawam Government Hospitals and the Volta River Authority Hospital in Akosombo.
In the Volta Region, the students had been at Keta Municipal Hospital, Battor Catholic Hospital and Richard Novati Catholic Hospital in Sogakope.
Selected final-year students stationed throughout the Keta Municipality in collaboration with Keta Municipal Hospital and Anloga Health Directorate joined the Chiefs and folks of Anlo State to have fun this year’s Hogbetsotso competition.
The medical students with health authorities pitched their tent at the competition grounds to present free health screening and counseling to the residents and guests to the competition and community.
Beneficiaries at the screening had been taken by means of HIV testing and counselling, breast screening and counseling, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Blood Pressure Testing and other health-related screenings and counseling.
In the Central Region, the students along with District Health Promotion Officers launched into a media tour by way of Radio Peace, a community-based radio station to educate the community on Peptic ulcer illness, its causes, indicators and signs and its prevention and treatment.
With high prevalence of teenage being pregnant within the Effutu Municipality, the students educated the adolescents on reproductive health-related issues and the necessity to focus on their teachers and channel their energies rightly.
Family Health Medical School is Ghana’s Premier Private Medical School which supplies student-centered studying methods that promote sensible studying amongst students.
The Medical School provides a six-year Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) Programme for WASSCE and ‘A’ Level candidates, and a 4 and a half-year Graduate Entry Medical Programme (GEMP) for first diploma holders in science-related disciplines.
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