THE Dromo Foundation and Martin-Hayford international Church, chiefs and elders of Ablekuma traditional Area and Dearest Hospital, have organised a massive cleanup exercise and free health screening awareness ahead of Ablekuma Homowo Festival at the Ga-Central Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.
The operation clean your frontage and medical screening on sicknesses like,Breast cancer screening, Hapetatis B Testing and Vaccination, Malaria Test, Sugar Check, BP Monitoring, Health Education and Eye screening during the weekend recorded massive turn-out aimed at keeping the community clean, energetic and fit ahead of the Ablekuma Homowo Festival.
The ASAFOATSE OTOBUO ONSUROGYA of Ablekuma traditional Area, used the occasion to appeal to the people of Ablekuma to observe good hygienic practices to avoid sicknesses.
He encouraged them not to neglect their health related issues, but always go for checkups and screening from time to time to be energetic whiles thanked all participants for the massive turn-out to support the exercise.
He made the appeal, when he led the chiefs and people of Ablekuma to undertake the cleanup exercise and free health screening ahead of the Ablekuma Homowo Festival.
On her side, ,President of Dromo Foundation, Naa Dromo Olenu who spoke on behalf of Martin-hayford Ministry International Church and other partners of Dromo Foundation stressed that the organization focuses the welfare of the people by providing frequent medical support.
She applauded the chiefs and the religious Ministers for the unflinching support given to the doctors, nurses and other experts during the exercise and revealed that plans are far advanced to improve the health conditions for the people of Ablekuma enclave at all times.
She further explained that it is the responsibility of the Dromo Foundation and the chiefs of Ablekuma to ensure that their environment becomes clean before the commencement of the Homowo Festival.
She appealed to the Ga-Central Municipal Assembly to ensure that the exercise is maintained by providing logistics.
She further asked the people not to compromise on environmental sanitation since most diseases are preventable through intensify public education campaign on good hygiene.
Participants who were identified by the health experts with problems were provided with treatment to improve the health condition of the people.
Participants who took part in the exercise commended the Dromo Foundation for mobilising the them to undertake the cleanup exercise and the health screening massively to improve the health condition of the people in Ablekuma and it's environs.