Sharecare Ghana (Sharecare4u) was started in 2006 for people in Ghana with rare neuro-immunological diseases. The group was later widened to include all people with autoimmune conditions (such as Transverse Myelitis, Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM), Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's disease), Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus) and neurological diseases, their families, care-givers and friends.
This site has been set up primarily to reach out to people who have had or are living with long-term illnesses and want to share their experiences, expectations, treatment options or just chat. read more
WHEN NO ONE KNOWS WHATS HAPPENING-NYA's Story... read more
It began with vomiting in the latter part of 1996. Everything I took in would come up – even water. I went from one clinic to the other where I would be detained, put on intravenous drips and discharged, but the symptoms
MISS BLACK T-SHIIRT AND SWEAT PANTS-Carri's story... read more
I sometimes wonder what it would be like to have been disabled since birth. I also wonder why I was so stupid as to roller-skate with hands on the back of a car bumper; but I was eight and thought life was a film.The driver
THE WORLD'S FORGOTTEN BOY
-Carri's story... read more
I'm 39, live in York UK and have had progressive MS since 1995. First symptom I noticed was a year before when I'd come in to volunteer at Peasholme Green, a homeless shelter on New Year's day and just suddenly couldn't focus or
Sharecare Ghana, in the course of compiling a register of people with autoimmune and neurological conditions in 2011 in Accra, found a large concentration of children with disabilities in Osu, most of them from very deprived backgrounds.
For this reason, and because facilities available for recommended therapies were not accessible to them, Sharecare Ghana set up a centre for children with neurological conditions in Osu-Anorhor.
The centre provides physiotherapy, speech therapy and education placement for children with disabilities that are able to attend school.
Visit our blog - http://sharecare4u.org/blog/ for articles and pictures of Sharecare Rehabilitation Centre activities.