Hallowed Foundation, a Ghana-based Non-profit organisation has reached out to residents of Ofankor to run free screening for a wide range of health conditions to improve the overall wellbeing of the indigenes of the local community.
The charitable organization which is the brain child of an Ashesi University student focuses on socio-economic issues such as sanitation, poverty, poor leadership, skill development etc.
Hallowed Foundation on 24th October 2020 in collaboration with Aneeja Hospital, organized a free health screening for diabetes, prostate cancer, breast cancer, malaria and other health conditions.
“Cancer is one of the major health challenges leading to untimely death of people, if it’s not detected on time. Since the actual cause of cancer is still unknown. It is crucial for individuals to undergo periodic checkups for early detection and treatment,” senior nurse who spoke to this reporter said.
The exercise which was attended by Hon. Humu Dilley Saeed, the Assemblywoman of Ofankor and her committee members saw over 200 residents access free screening.
She presented boxes of medical aid from Entrance Pharmaceuticals to support the exercise which was organised to fulfil United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 3 which states that “Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for people of all ages”.
About Hallowed Foundation
Hallowed Foundation is committed to effective facilitation of hygienic environment. It’s headed by Miss Roberta Asare, a final year Student of Ashesi University with four executives. The Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of the people of Ofankor community.