The non-communicable disease coordinator of Ghana Health Service, Ashanti region, Madam Lydia Owusu Ansah has urged Ghanaians especially traders who are always busy at work to take much care of their health status.
She said some communicable diseases like Diabetes, hypertension, and cancers are now leading major causes of death in the country hence the need for individuals to always visit nearby health centers to check their health status to help prevent premature death.
Madam Lydia Owusu Ansah was speaking to Newsmen during a free health screening and clean-up exercise organized by JANAI EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION with support from Ghana Health Service and residents of Adum, Kumasi.
The executive director of JANAI EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION, Faustina Mensah said the foundation plays a lot of important in the lives of the people especially those in the market.
Some beneficiaries who took part in the free health screening at the New Kejetia market shared their joy over the exercise.