- FROM GREECE TO THE WORLD
- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONNew York
- GRANT LOCATIONGHANA
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.orthofocos.org
For equipping the operating room suite in the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute that FOCOS is building in Ghana, for a team of clinicians from Greece to join FOCOS on its next trip to Ghana, and for orthopedic implants for joint replacement patients and spine patients.
Established in 1998, FOCOS provides comprehensive, affordable orthopedic and spine care to underserved communities in Ghana and throughout West Africa. FOCOS has built an international network of world-class volunteer surgeons and other medical providers who travel to provide surgeries to patients in need. In 2012, the FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital opened in Ghana, and provides orthopedic services, including diagnostics, imaging and laboratory, outpatient consultation and surgical care, to adult and pediatric populations.