The First Lady Mrs. Lordin Mahama has restated her commitment to improve the quality of health care delivery in the country. In a message delivered on her behalf at a health screening at the Gambaga witches camp in the Northern region, Mrs. Mahama said it is important for all to support the vulnerable in society since they can only contribute to the socio economic development of the country I they are strong and healthy.
The screening which was organized by the Lordina Foundation in collaboration with Helping Africa Foundation, a New York based non-profit organization to screen inmate of the Gambaga witches camp who have never received any medical health care in order to save lives. Mrs. Lordina was represented by Kenneddy Adjei, the Programme Director of the Lordina Foundation.
The Programmes Director of the Lordina Foundation, Kenedy Adjei A representative of the Helping Africa Foundation Japhet Aryiku expressed worry about the rate at which old women are accused of witchcraft and called on government to prosecute anyone who calls someone a witch in order to deter others from doing same.
Mr. Aryiku later presented a four wheel pickup truck to help in integrating these residents at the witch camp into their homes which is dubbed ‘Go Home Project’. He also presented a laptop for record keeping. The Leader of the Medical Team, Dr Fafa Gadzaku for the Screening exercise spoke about the disease and their expectation at the end of the screening.
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