An Optometric and member of Health Aid Medicare (HAM) a non-governmental organization (NGO), Dr. Rachel Kusi Akosa has revealed that the health need of the folks living in the hinterlands could be attended to if well-meaning Ghanaians would prioritize and contribute towards it.
According to her, those who have committed their lives to providing food to feed a whole nation, one of the benefits they should ripe from their selfless dedication must be free health care.
She made this observation at its annual get together and Awards Banquet where she noted that one of the numerous ways to help an individual especially, those in deprived areas of the country was to prioritize and contribute to their health needs.
Health Aid Medicare is association of professional medical practitioners who are providing voluntary medical services to the vulnerable and folks in the hinterlands where getting access to healthcare has rather been difficult.
Medical doctors, Dieticians, Dentitions ,Optometric E and T Specialist just to mention but a few make up the list of medical practitioners who aside their mandated assignment make some time to attend to the health needs of people who otherwise would not have make time to seek medical care.
According to Mrs. Akosa, even though their work is more of sacrifices, it would be difficult if well-meaning individuals do not contribute to their cause.
“…one of the things that hinder the discharge of our voluntary services to the people of Ghana has been transport”, she noted.
She said they would be willing to discharge their voluntary services to the people of Ghana if anyone committed to their cause would provide a big van which would transport them to the various locations of the country to provide healthcare to those who need their assistance the most.
On his part, a medical Doctor also with HAM, Dr. Frederick Amanoo accounted that his outfit has last year alone provided medical care over one hundred individuals and were burnt to extend their tentacles going forward.
According to him, their task spans from medical screening from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot with referrals made to hospitals where the need arose.
“…we are ever ready to lend our support to providing voluntary services to companies, organized groups, churches, schools, organized market women and men. As we’re growing lips and bounds, we are poised to do more for anyone who calls for our services.
He said interested persons can call Dr Kusi on 0208852233 or Dr. Amanoo on 0543021468”, he noted.
The medical association used the occasion to award hardworking and deserving individuals.
Source:Myafricatoday.net Prosper KWAKU SALASSY