Motec Nurses from Ghana Complete 4
day orthopaedic training in UK
nurses from Ghana were in UK for orthopaedic trauma
equipment handling course for one week. The nurses
received lectures and training on equipment handling
in joint arthroplasty and long bone fracture
The nurses have since left UK and arrived safely
back. It expected of the Nurses to train local
theatre staff in their various places of work.
The training programme covered hip, total knee,
total hip ad mini-hip replacements and long bone
We are grateful to all the UK orthopaedic
manufacturing companies for their import.
including De-Soutter Medical and Smith and Nephew.
Our sincere gratitude to sponsors and the nurses.
Last but not the least, also our thanks to Motec
Secretary Mrs Kay Bowers who looked after the
welfare issues of the nurse.
The New Ghana High Commissioner,His
Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah gave audience to Motec
Life UK at the Commission in London on 24th August
2017. Motec team of 5 were warmly welcomed by His
Excellency and discussions were centred on health
care related projects of Motec of interest to the
Commission and Ghana as whole. His Excellency led a
strong team with three heads of departments
including Mr William Osafo, Mr Blankson and Mr Kofi
Addo responsible for Education, Consular Services
Motec expresses her sincere gratitude to His
Excellency for the opportunity to strengthen the
collaboration between our charity and Ghana through
the Commission happening a few weeks in office in
Motec meeting to discuss plans for
September and October working visit
ended pretty well. Pictures show some of the
MOTEC Project 9 Rolls Into Action
The class of 1983 of the University
of Ghana Medical School Korle Bu in line with Motec
Project 9 - ‘Diaspora's contribution to medical
education through investment in human resources,
provision of educational material and development of
infrastructure’ - raised funds from members resident
in UK in support of education. The doctors guided by
senior members of Motec raised a substantial amount
of funds to purchase computers for schools in the
suburbs of Accra. The institutions included St
Mary’s Catholic Girls Basic School at Korle Gonno,
James Town Methodist Basic School, Korle Gonno Roman
Catholic Boys School and Korle Gonno Methodist ‘A’
Basic School. Pictures show the presentation of the
computers to the Schools in Accra by representatives
of the group.
Sincere gratitude to the group especially the Motec
members in helping support of schools around the
teaching hospital in Accra. Bravo Christine and
Sarah, executives of UGMS 83 and the class of 1983.
Motec may approach the group to support the
construction of a safe infrastructure for Abisim
Nankese in the Eastern Region which is currently led
by School and Health Foundation of Ireland.