Extend helping hand New Fadama residents receive healthcare screening

Residents of New Fadama were treated to a free health screening exercise

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Education for Future Generation (EFFG), a non governmental organisation which supports the less privileged in deprived communities and urban slums in collaboration with MAB Hospital has organised free medical screening and a health walk for the people of New Fadama in the Greater Accra region.

The exercise which took place on Wednesday 1, 2015 catered for women mostly the aged and children and was aimed at rendering free healthcare delivery as well as sensitize residents on the importance of ensuring good personal hygiene.

The event, which is organized annually to improve the lives of people living in the New Fadama community attracted over 500 participants who benefited from free obesity screening as well as other general health practices.

The programme dubbed "Good exercise, Good life'' was also to sensitize the youth of New Fadama on bad eating habits which result in cardiovascular diseases.

Chief Executive Officer of MAB Hospital Dr. Akuamoah Boateng, however, charged Ghanaians to take active interest in keep fit exercises to ensure a healthy lifestyle.

He expressed his gratitude to the NGO as well as the participants for contributing towards the success of the exercise.

Beneficiaries of the exercise were taken through Obesity test, offered free medication and educated on the importance of living healthy.

On her part, the President and Executive Director of the foundation Ms. Charity Adjei, added that the exercise was part of their contribution to help promote Public Health and also bring good health care to the doorstep of the good people of this community.

She lauded the MAB Hospital for championing the health of the youth in the country.

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