In West Africa, a little ultrasound brings big hope

A maternity ward in Ghana has been struggling to ensure the health and safety of mothers and their babies. Siemens has collaborated with the country’s first lady to help.

The assistance arrives in the form of a new Siemens Acuson x150 ultrasound unit, donated by the company through the work of a foundation run by Lordina Mahama, wife of President John Dramani Mahama.

It’s a feel-good story worth a quick read. Ghana Web has it: