Menu

Lydia Twumasi Obenewaa

Lydia Twumasi Obenewaa - 2017 Nominee
Position: Community Health Nurse
Organization: Ghana Health Service
certificate in community health nursing from community health nursing
She gives health education on family planning at churches, schools and hospitals. She achieved the following; 250 implant insertions, 400 women and adolescents for short term family planning methods, One vasectomy and five tubal ligation were done. – Josephine Ahorsu, Municipal Director of Health Service at Ghana Health Service
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

i gives health education on family planning at churches, schools and hospitals
i achieved the following; two hundred and fifty (250) implant insertions , four hundred and adolescents for short term family planning methods, one vasectomy and five tubal ligation were done.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

what sparked my passion for family planning were;
1. i have been able to reduced maternal mortality in my area
2. i have been able to reduced teenage pregnancies
3. i have been able to reduced sexually transmitted infections
4. i have been able to reduced unwanted and unintended pregnancies

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

when a client come for service i take his or her history , the data i take includes their contact number and address so after the family planning service i called the client to know what happened after the service or when the clients default i called and follow up

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

i will use half of the $1000 to promote family planning through health education and also free family planning services for one month
i will further my education to acquire more knowledge to help my work very effectively

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
counseling a client to make an informed choice , client opt for injectable

Subscribe to receive email updates about 120 Under 40.

Grid
Outlines