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: | © 2021 Daniel Osafo Darko | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 April 2021 | Published: 23 August 2021

About the author(s)

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


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.


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


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