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Abossey Okai Zaabo Zongo residents benefit from free health screening

Abossey Okai Zaabo Zongo residents benefit from free health screening

Abossey Okai Zaabo Zongo residents benefit from free health screening

More than 300 residents of Abossey Okai Zaabo Zongo in the memetey District in Greater Accra have benefited from free health screen­ing and medical care.

The health screening organised by the MIEA NECESITDOS FOUNDATION to show a Love to those who leave in Abossey Okai Zaabo Zongo

According to MIEA NECESITDOS FOUNDATION FOUNDER Ms. Mispa Sekyibea Ampem Darko said,  Beneficiaries of the exercise were screened for malaria, diabetes, vision, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol, hepatitis B and other vitals by medical pro­fessionals drawn from the Abelekuma center health Directories

The FOUNDER OF MIEA NECESITDOS FOUNDATION, told the journalists that the exercise was a form of reaching out to the members of the com­munity to help improve their lives.

MIEA NECESITDOS FOUNDATION FOUNDER revealed that the free health screening exercise was an annual event marked by MIEA NECESITDOS FOUNDATION globally and each year did something unique in their com­munity for the residents.

She explained that this year was the second time the health screen­ing had been organised, hence the decision to do something different in the community next year. “This year we chose medical screening, next year it could be something else. We look at what is urgently required in the community and we provide that,” Ms. Misspa explained.

Ms. Linda Baidoo, Abelekuma center Municipal health Directorites, Nutritionist Officer, expressed her excitement over the turnout for the health screening, saying that it was a clear indication that the resi­dents cared about their health.

“These people are very recep­tive, they are out in their numbers and they are going through the screening and hopefully we should be able to impact positively in their lives,” she explained.

She added that medical doctors provided free consultations to the community however, persons who needed further medical attention were referred to the nearest hospi­tal for treatment.

“At the end of the day, we want the people who patronise this outreach to have a feel of what it means to obtain medical care from Godly people. Also in the course of the screening patrons are given tips from the bible that would help them stay healthy,” Ms. Linda Baidoo explained.

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