About Ripples ARP
Ripples ARP, is a health centered organization built to offer ready assistance to all levels of research and projects while serving as strong advocates for the many pertinent health issues in our communities.
We draw our proficiency from many experts to provide excellent support in all health-based activities. Ripples ARP functions in three major, but tightly knit arms: Advocacy, Research and Projects.
Advocacy: With some current dipping health indicators in Ghana and beyond, there has probably been no better time to join the worldwide advocacy train than now. Inspired by the WHO philosophy, we are committed to enable people to increase control over, and to improve, their health to reach a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. The sub-vision lies therein, that we, as a people must be able to identify and realize aspirations, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the environment. Health should, therefore, be seen as a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living, a thinking which pushes Ripples ARP to engage in advocacy and health promotion strategies for local and distant communities.
We are committed to providing excellent and professional assistance with regards to health related projects and research while promoting health across all media and persons.
To become an internationally recognized body of experts that will influence health care delivery and the policy making in Ghana.
Research: Our research wing functions as a health policy think tank and offers technical assistance to research projects and the health policy cycle. Though standardized health and medical research dates as far back as the 14th century, the scientific process is yet to be incorporated in our everyday decision process in our part of the world. Unique scientific health research has become necessary to equip and inform the health policy building process, a philosophy which Ripples ARP harnesses for national direction and decision making.
Projects: This arm of Ripples ARP works to directly improve the healthcare delivery system. We organize medical outreaches and are currently building our flagship initiatives: talk to a doctor app and the health facility linkage services.
The burden of healthcare should be everyone’s responsibility, from the givers to those who access it. Unfortunately, the relationship between these two determinants is yet to see the desired fluidity. Even in the presence of ready information, facilities and personnel, barriers to access seem to be very significant among people of all social classes. Our vision to bridge these gaps may very well take us a step closer to improving and maintaining the human resource for a more productive Ghana.