Over three-quarter the population in our target communities lacks access to basic and essential medicines..
There is a severe shortage of health workers in most of the communities we have been to.
A common situation is shortage of basic medical equipment in so called health centers in these communities
More can be done in educating community residents on basic health practices and disease control
HEI is currently providing medical assistance in 4 African countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and the Benin Republic).One of the major challenges we have been facing so far is the shortage of qualified medical personnel. We are in dire need of medical doctors, nurses and community health officers that can assist in our long and short term projects in these countries.
Health Equity International, a US-based, 501c3 with non-governmental registration in Africa, is focused on improving access to and the equity of health care to people living in the United States, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and the Benin Republic