100s got screened and vaccinated for hepatitis B

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By: Edmund A. Sakyi

10553507_10152158963175855_1309290220781774110_nOkyeame Kwame Foundation together with MDS Lancet Laboratories, Theobald Hepatitis B Foundation, Roche and Ridge Hospital RPD on Saturday, offered free hepatitis B screening and vaccination to hundreds of people at James Town ? Mantse Abgona in Accra.

More than 500 people benefitted from the charity event. Three hundred, out of the 500 beneficiaries, will go for the additional two injections at the Adabraka Ridge hospital, free of charge, to complete the entire course.

The Rapper observed that the youth turned out for the screening this year and expressed appreciation for the turnout. ?I am really glad to see most of the young people come for the screening. This is to say that the youth is giving attention to health and this also indicates that we are moving in the right direction as a people,? says Okyeame Kwame.

He also told journalists that the charity screening and vaccination project is aimed at educating people about the disease and also helping curb it.

For his part, the president of the Theobald Hepatitis B Foundation, Mr. Theobald Owusu Ansah, called on the government to give much attention to Hepatitis B.

This year?s charity screening and vaccination had participants receive free bottled water and a book from Verna Water. Indomie, as part of the sponsors served Indomie instant noodles after the screening and vaccination. The project was also backed by telecommunication giant MTN Ghana, Japan Motors, Kells Consult, Juben, Firm Bridges Communications, Edible Ice, Bella Roma, Wear Ghana, Ahead Media, Daily Guide, Spectator, Flex, Business and Financial Times, Ghanaweb, Ghanagist, Enewsgh, Y FM, Citi fm, Radio Gold, Live Fm, Viasat 1, Lynx TV, and GH One .13865_10152158961280855_7450066427614565360_n 1908049_10152158874110855_4258930627798053376_n 10325516_10152158800525855_150357657768552130_n 10341563_10152158768175855_3038076858002131873_n 10352910_10152158800915855_3362612640857873690_n 10361456_10152158874320855_4337379265824643949_n 10452394_10152158608390855_4121040447641436552_n 10455272_10152158800830855_693576324331750984_n 10491064_10152158608410855_6195905118222490304_n 10580230_10152158608265855_3364315779343208718_n

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