Short Report – Special Collection: African Health Systems

Person-centred innovations for family medicine and COVID-19 in Ghana: A short report

Daniel O. Darko
African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine | Vol 13, No 1 | a3016 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v13i1.3016 | © 2021 Daniel Osafo Darko | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 April 2021 | Published: 23 August 2021

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Daniel O. Darko, Medical Department, Nyaho Medical Centre, Accra, Ghana


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Abstract

Countries around the world have mobilised health, social, and economic resources to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic since its discovery in December 2019. Primary care as a frontline of many health systems, played a huge role in the management of the current pandemic. This is a short report by Dr Daniel Osafo Darko, a family medicine resident at the Nyaho Medical Centre in Accra, Ghana. It details some contributions of Nyaho Medical Centre to the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana by providing clinical care, using eHealth approaches.

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family medicine; primary health care; COVID-19; eHealth; Nyaho Medical Centre

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