Ghana’s security personnel get free health screening

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Accra, Aug 21 (IANS/MAP) A medical clinic in Ghana’s capital organised a free health screening and medication exercise for police and military officers as part of its corporate social responsibility effort.

The screening exercise was conducted on a variety of health disorders including malaria, blood pressure and sugar levels among other ailments, a report said on Monday.

Drugs including anti-malaria, blood tonics, breast relievers, dewormers, antihypertensive, haematinic were given to the beneficiaries of the exercise.

The Danfa Health Centre, where the health screening was conducted, is located in Danfa, a community of over 11,000 people in the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.

Aseye Apetsi, the senior physician assistant in-charge of the centre, commended La-Nkwantanang District Director, NGOs, the Regional Director, staff and participants for their enormous efforts for the success of the programme.

–IANS/MAP

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