GRNMA organizes free health screening for residents of Ejisu
Residents of Ejisu and its neighboring communities in the Ejisu Municipality have benefitted from a free health screening exercise to enhance equality and healthy life among them.
Date Created : 9/1/2021 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
The health screening was organized by Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association in collaboration with the Ejisu Municipal Assembly to mark this year’s nurses and midwives week celebration.
Beneficiaries were screened for blood pressure, hypertension, diabetes, malaria, blood sugar level, hepatitis B, breast cancer, body mass index, among other ailments.
Individuals who were diagnosed with ailments received medications and were also referred to health facilities for immediate treatment.
It was further explained that the maiden exercise is to help the local people, especially the needy and aged, to become conscious of their health status, adding that many people did not undertake regular check-up due to poverty, hence conducted the screening to enable them embrace the opportunity to gain medical treatment from specialists.