The Ledzokuku Municipal Health Directorate, in partnership with Hon. Benjamin Narteh Ayiku (MP), joined forces with Rees Aid to organize a successful free health screening at the Teshie Northern Cluster of Schools (Gonno School). The event aimed to provide essential medical checkups and promote community well-being.
The joint effort between the Municipal Health Directorate, led by the esteemed MP Ayiku, and Rees Aid underlines their commitment to addressing the healthcare needs of the community. This collaborative initiative was developed to provide accessible healthcare services to individuals who may not otherwise have the means to access them.
Qualified medical professionals from the Ledzokuku Municipal Health Directorate, supported by volunteers from Rees Aid, conducted comprehensive health screenings at the Teshie Northern Cluster of Schools. The screening covered a wide range of health indicators, including diabetes, tuberculosis, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, body mass index, eye screening, COVID-19 vaccination, and dental examinations.
The event attracted a significant number of community members who expressed gratitude for the opportunity to receive essential health check-ups close to their homes. The free health screening created an environment of positivity and awareness around preventive care, encouraging attendees to take the necessary steps towards maintaining a healthier lifestyle.
In his remarks, Hon. Benjamin Narteh Ayiku expressed his satisfaction with the event’s outcome, emphasizing the importance of community-based healthcare initiatives. He commended the Ledzokuku Municipal Health Directorate and Rees Nii Armah Quaye, founder of Rees Aid, for their dedication and urged community members to avail themselves of the screenings and seek early intervention for any potential health issues identified.
Rees Aid, a renowned organization focused on improving healthcare access and youth and community development in underserved communities, expressed gratitude for the collaboration and affirmed their commitment to enhancing public health in the region. Their volunteers played a crucial role in ensuring the smooth coordination and execution of the event.
The successful collaboration between the Ledzokuku Municipal Health Directorate, Hon. Benjamin Narteh Ayiku, and Rees Aid highlights the importance of collective efforts in addressing healthcare challenges at the grassroots level. By organizing this free health screening, the partners embody their dedication to the well-being of community members, promoting the ideal that preventive care is key to a healthier future.