Commissioned in the year 1999, the Westphalian Medical Center, formerly, Westphalian Eye Clinic in Oyoko, Ghana has been committed to providing quality health care for the Ghanaian population and worked tirelessly to eliminate financial barriers to healthcare access. The Westphalian Medical Center is a subsidiary of the Westphalian Children’s Village (WCV) in Oyoko. WCV is a partner of the International Union of Westphalian Children’s Villages (IVWK) in Paderborn Germany, who are our major sponsors.
WCV, Oyoko was established in 1984 to provide care and support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children. As part of the attempt to provide care and support for the poor in society, the project took interest in providing quality health care for the community people and this commenced with the provision of top-notch Eye Care Services. The Hospital has since been committed to the campaign to eliminate preventable blindness. In the year 2018, management resolved to widen the scope of operation of the Clinic to a general hospital that provides general health services.
The hospital has a dual focus to meet the needs of the Children’s Village and the Ghanaian population. The hospital provides free medical care for inmates of the Children’s Village. It is also an approach to generate funds to support the budget of the Children’s Village.
The hospital has also instituted an outreach programme by reaching out to the grassroots poor, screening, sensitizing and educating them on health conditions and referring cases that require further treatment to the facility. During outreaches, free medical screening is brought to the doorstep of communities, schools, churches, corporate institutions, and other organized groups.