Cameron Gongwer

Joining Jesus in His Mission

Sustaining Partnerships: Case study of Ghana mission hospital

Breakout Session
Main Building WC 231
P, AAFP, DO, PA, NP, N, D

This panel discussion from national church and mission agency partners explores issues related to sustainable effective healthcare mission. Topics include cross cultural relationships, mission philosophy, leadership and resource development. The panel will center discussion around the example of Methodist Faith Healing Hospital in Ankaase, Ghana, sharing lessons learned from a collaborative, incarnational approach to community health transformation. They will reflect on the hospital’s transition over a 28-year period from outpatient clinic to mission led district hospital to a growing healthcare teaching institution under Ghanaian leadership.

Objectives

1. To understand key elements of partnership development
2. To see an example of a collaborative, incarnational approach to mission
3. To understand processes of leadership and ownership transitions