About 312 members of the Makayili District in the Yendi Area of The Church of Pentecost have received free medical care at the climax of the 3rd District Week celebration.
As part of the week’s activities, the District Minister, Overseer Jeremiah Boffour, and his wife, in collaboration with the Makayili Health Centre, organised free medical care for the members. The members were screened on Hepatitis B and vaccination, Malaria testing and treatment. They also checked their blood pressure and blood glucose levels as well as physical examination.
The beneficiary members were attended to at the Outpatients Department (OPD), Antenatal Clinic (ANC), and Child Welfare Clinic CWC).
The exercise, which took place at the Makayili Central assembly of the church, had 17 nurses including a Physician Assistant and two Nursing Officers drawn from the Makayili, Lepusi and Nakpa Health Centres.
Prior to the exercise, the Physician Assistant for Makayili Health Centre, Mr. Anthony Akumasi, and the Nursing Officer in-charge of Lepusi Health Centre, Mr. Ndonbi Tadigna Npuagyen Senior, delivered a health talk on the causes and prevention of Hepatitis B, which is a predominant disease in the Nanumba North Municipality. The members had the opportunity to ask questions for clarification.
Report by Overseer Jeremiah Boffour.