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Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT The broad goal of the organization is the realization by the people of the area of a "holistic total health" combining curative and preventive health care with sustainable, environmentally sound income-generating activities that will improve the general well-being and living conditions of the people, especially women and children. OVM's focus on Job Creating has direct relevance and relations to other sector areas such as the use of appropriate technology to address community needs. International linkages and multi-disciplinary approaches to solve developmental issues are given priority. To achieve this goal; OVM seeks to: I. Promote the commitment, involvement and participation of local communities in working out its concept of realistic total health, including Job creating. II. Train community elected health workers in integrated health care/community development activities. III. Evolve a strategy of community PHC financing scheme through agro-pastoral based income-generating activities. IV. Set up a management information system (MIS) in the project area and to share its findings, results and other innovative features of the programme with others having similar objectives.

Description

The Overcomers' Movement-Ghana, is an indigenous Christian group, non-Governmental, Voluntary, non-profit making organization engaged in the promotion of Primary Health Care ( PHC ) and Community Development Programmes. It was initiated as a special grassroots to minister nation wide, with its own culture, language and hierarchy. It is presently engaged in rehabilitative health care, malnutrition, health, education, and treatment of major parasitic diseases including schistosomaiasis. This is for over 200 communities in the poverty stricken, food deficit and economically depressed Ga and Fanti rural Districts who are to participate in the project. The scope of project activities include; active research into strategies for effective community participation in Creating of Jobs, PHC, Traditional medical practices, Education, Music and agro-pastoral based income-generating activities.

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http://www.ovm.netfirms.com

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