The technical planning and administration was carried out by Dipl.-HTL-Ing. Josef Pichler (Masters degree in Engineering). This project is sponsored in part (25% ) by the Austrian Development Association.
The West Gonja Hospital is administrated by the diocese of Damongo. It is the only hospital within a radius of 130 km. The district of West Gonja is one of the poorest areas of Ghana. The buildings of the hospital are connected to the public electricity network, which is very unstable. The electrical power supply breaks down several hours a day and is also shut down every fifth day from 18:00 to 6:00.
Installation for the operating room (2007)
Maternity Ward: 8 used Siemens panels, output of 440W, in isolated operation, battery 200 Ah Operating Room: 16 used Siemens panels, output of 880W, in net, battery 200 Ah, supplies excess into the hospital network. For 2008, installation is planned in the children’s Station.
Installation of the solar panels for the childrens’ ward (2008)
For the laboratory installation (2006)