As RISE stands for “Realizing an Interdisciplinary System of Excellence”, we strongly believe in the power of multidisciplinary health care. The RISE Clinic Nigeria (RCN) serves as a model for interdisciplinary care and this approach to patient care is instilled in all staff working at RCN through team building sessions and day to day interactions.
RISE GHI through its work at the RISE Clinic Nigeria has established a network of health care professionals and health care professional students. This network has been instrumental in coordinating successful community outreach programs as well as sharing clinical knowledge as related to unique patient cases.
With every program we implement, we realize its sustainability is highly dependent on the local community; therefore a vast amount of effort and resources is put into local capacity building. We provide training opportunities for our staff, the local community, health care professionals and academic institutions to enable them carry out established programs with minimal assistance from international personnel.
Community investment is another crucial area in sustaining programs within the local community. A community that invests significant time and resources to creating and maintaining a project will see to it that it is sustained for years to come. RISE GHI’s programs involve the community from the beginning to end.