AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Health and Educational Disparities in Ghana
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 11/17/2006
Chapter University of Michigan Medical School
Project Coordinator Ariel Palanca
Summary of project Dr. Johnson, the chief of the OB-GYN department at UMMS, gave a lunch time talk about the AIDS epidemic in Ghana. Our group, AMSA's International Health Task Force, then wrapped up with a talk about how we are working to raise school supplies and money for the Ministry of Health Basic School in Accra, Ghana.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 60
Participant hours involved 80 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $115
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Email and word of mouth. Yes.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions We ran out of food (always a problem).