Assemblies of God Hospital, Saboba
Assemblies of God Hospital, Saboba (formerly Saboba Medical Center) has an inpatient capacity of around 100 beds. Our regional capital of Tamale is fairly centrally located and we are 110 miles from Tamale or about 3 hours’ drive. Saboba, the Capital of the Saboba-Cheriponi district of the Northern Region, is a rural sub-Sahelian village, on the Ghana-Togo border. The inpatient wards include: pediatric, women, maternity, men wards, and an operating theatre where major and minor operations are performed.
Baptist Medical Centre
Baptist Medical Centre has an inpatient capacity of around 137 beds. It is located in the town of Nalerigu in rural northeast Ghana. The inpatient wards include pediatric (1), male medical/surgical (2), female medical/surgical (3), isolation/TB (1), and maternity (1). The number of beds in each ward include: pediatric (~47), male (25), female (24), isolation/TB (23), and maternity (18). There is currently no ER, but the hospital is open 24 hours a day to receive emergency cases. Approximately 400 patients are seen each clinic day (MWF). There is also a dental clinic located in the hospital, staffed by Ghanaians, doing primarily extractions and cleanings three days per week and administrative work two days per week. Short-term volunteers are reviewed and accepted on a case by case basis depending on facility needs and skill sets of the volunteer.