Family Health Foundation - Our Achievements

Our Achievements

Our Achievements

We have educated and counseled about 50,000 young persons on Sexual Reproductive Health issues particularly the prevention of HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, waywardness and goal setting in the communities within the Tema Municipality and the Ashiedu keteke district in Accra.

We have trained 300 Peer Educators and Counselors in Tema and Ashaiman. The Peer Educators educate and counsel their colleagues on HIV/AIDS prevention, Abstinence, Assertiveness and goal settings. They include teachers, young persons in and out of school and drivers.

We have established HIV/AIDS programmes in twenty schools in Ashaiman.

We have established advocacy networks in Tema. This includes an advocacy and policy task force on HIV/AIDS comprising 35 heads of organizations and groups from Ashaiman and a network of parents, religious authorities and traditional authorities in Tema Communities one, two and New Town.

We have established and HIV/AIDS counselling and Testing centre in Agbogbloshie and Ashaiman.

We have counseled and tested over 2,000 people for HIV/AIDS at our VCT Centres.

We have trained over 100 parents in adolescent sexual and reproductive health management and child rearing practices in our project areas.

We have established a bi-monthly magazine to inform and educate the general public on the concerns for young people. The Magazine is called FAMNET.

We have established a Networking and collaborative group of NGO's and MDAs working in the area of HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counseling and Testing in Accra. The group meets twice a year.

We have taken 97 young people off the streets of Ashaiman and Tema and have placed them in employable skills and schools.

We have established radio education programme with Adom FM called 'Ahweyie', which is aired on Saturdays at 6:30 to 7:30.

We provide capacity building training to MDAs in the country on HIV/AIDS programming, project development and implementation, Voluntary Counselling and Testing and advocacy.

We network/collaborate with the Ghana Health Service, district Assemblies, GES for the provision of referrals, free medical screening and the promotion of Quality Education through book exhibitions.