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Gunjur Health Centre gets first ever ultrasound pregnancy scanner

For the first time in its history, the Gunjur Health Centre has now been equipped with two Ultrasound Scanners to support pregnant women in their pregnancy.


The US embassy, community of Gunjur both at home and diaspora came together to raise funds to procure a mobile ultrasound scanner and a static one to help pregnant women in their prenatal care.

Gunjur Health Centre gets ultrasound scanners for pregnant women

Through the coordination of the Gunjur VDC, a project proposal was submitted the the US Embassy who approved and funded the first pregnancy scanning machine for the minor health centre. The second scanner was purchased through cordinated fund drive by the Gunjur Development Fund (GDF).

The provision of the ultrasound scanners at Gunjur Health Cebtre is a significant milestone, especially for pregnant women due to huge benefits and improvements it can provide during prenatal care.


Pregnancy is a crucial and delicate time in any woman's life. Consequently, having access to proper prenatal care is essential for the health and well-being of both the mother and baby. Ultrasound scanning provides early detection of any potential issues or complications, allowing for timely intervention and treatment, which can promote healthier pregnancy and better outcomes for both mother and baby.


In addition to the benefits of early detection of potential issues, scanning can also provide detailed and accurate information about the development of the fetus. This can give expecting mothers peace of mind and reassurance that their baby is growing and developing as it should. It will also help healthcare providers to monitor the progress of the pregnancy more closely and make any necessary adjustments to the care plan.

Ultrasound scanner being used at Gunjur Health Centre to provide better prenatal support to pregnant women in Gunjur

These two new ultrasound scanners will undoubtedly improve prenatal care for pregnant women in the community of Gunjur and the catchment areas around the community of Gunjur as it cuts the need for the pregnant women having to travel long distances to access these critical services.




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