• Community Clerkship, at UMASS, Worcester,  with African immigrants on preconception care
  • Trips to Ghana by UMASS, Worcester GSN faculty to explore more about the Ghana health system
  • Working with African Immigrants at Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (EMKCHC)
  • Interest to set up a non profit health clinic in Ghana driven by
    • Passion to work with underserved populations
    • Experience with a large number of African immigrants as a primary care provide
  • Most of the patients never had any access to healthcare in their countries of origin
  • Lots of diseases in these patients are found at very advanced stages with poor prognosis
  • Striking key health indicators of Ghana.


Ama  Ahenkorah (second from left) poses with Dr. Theroux(far left) and other UMASS Worcester, GSN and School of Medicine students in the clerkship, Fall 2006

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