Ghanaians have been suggested to prioritise their well being by being cautious of their way of life, significantly what they eat.
This might assist them delay their lifespan and avert any well being problems at any level of their lives.
The recommendation was given by well being professionals and different stakeholders on the ladies’s well being and wellness fairin Accra, final Monday. It was organised by the Coronary heart First Assist Africa, a United States (US) primarily based non-governmental organisation (NGO).
The honest supplied ladies the chance to obtain free well being screening and counselling on some well being associated points.
Matters mentioned included hormonal modifications, coronary heart assaults, cervical most cancers, diabetes, Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) and menopause.
There was additionally an indication of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), an emergency process that may assist save an individual’s life if their respiration or coronary heart stopped.
MsAlimaToure, Founder, Coronary heart First Assist Africa and a Public Well being Officer in an interview with the Ghanaian Occasions stated the honest was to teach and handle the issues of individuals on the well being associated points mentioned.
“That is us bringing these info to the group to have an open dialog in order that if they’ve any issues or questions we reply them or refer them to applicable healthcare suppliers,” she state.
Ms Toureindicated the necessity for one and all to be concern about their well being and take critically the well being info being supplied.
She stated the well being screening which had been on checking folks’s blood strain and oxygen ranges was for the detection of any doable or impending well being implications for help or referrals to the suitable well being care centres.
Stressing that NGO had been holding different well being gala’s, she famous that the programme was the maiden well being honest for girls, including that “we may have an even bigger one in Might.”
Mavis Okang, an Finish of Life Tutor, equally stated the honest was to “improve folks’s minds and provides them recommendations on how one can give first assist in emergencies earlier than attending to the hospital.”
She stated that most individuals falsely attributed the causes of their sicknesses to others, including that “we interpret issues wrongly and don’t blame ourselves for what we undergo.”
“So by means of educating then they will additionally assist their kids and others,” she added.
Ms Okang additionally urged all to start out consuming and “eat Ghanaian, respect our farmers in order that they are going to cease placing pesticides on the meals.”
Tsitsi-TsuNiiOkang, Mmashie IV, TeshiMankralo who was impressed by the programme reiterated the necessity for Ghanaians to “take excellent care of ourselves, significantly about communicable illnesses.”
“Now we have to look at our food regimen and way of life so we dispose of them as a result of Ghana wants all people alive. We should proceed and develop Ghana as a result of that is the one nation now we have,” he added.