Mrs. Beatrice Addo
Mrs. Beatrice Addo

The Proprietress of Platinum Montessori Schools Mrs. Beatrice Addo gave this advice during the school’s 5th Graduation Speech and Prize Giving Day in Accra, under the theme:”Developing leaders for the 21st Century through quality education and health”.

Mrs. Beatrice Addo
Mrs. Beatrice Addo
Adding that, Parents should encourage their wards to read books from infancy, and also instill in them positive attitudes, for a better life in future.This she said reading would help enhance their knowledge base.
More so, she advised students to always focus on their education as well on their
future goals and also avoid watching programmes on television which would not have any positive impact on their education.

She also stressed the need to re- focus the teaching of science on practical application instead of on theoretical education to solve national problems.
Touching on health , she entreated all and sundry in the to maintain personal hygiene since poor sanitary conditions coupled with the non- adherence to personal hygiene practices are contributory factors to the outbreak of diseases in the country.
“It is this regard, we are trying to teach the children to imbibe good sanitary practices”, she noted.

Platinum Montessori schools recognize that each child is an individual and creative in nature. Therefore, the school respects the individual needs of children, fosters a caring and creative environment and emphasizes social, emotional and physical development of each child.
Platinum Montessori schools provides highest quality international education that seeks to develop self-discipline, tolerance, creativity, responsibility and a spirit of inquiry, to meet Academic challenges with openness.

Public Relations Officer for the Ministry of Health,Mr. Tony Goodman , who represented the Minister for Health Hon Alex Segbefia , also seized the opportunity to brief Ghanaians on the recent campaign being launched in Accra .
According to him, the campaign dubbed “Good Life, Live it Well” was first launched in partnership with USAID in 2010.

The new, refreshed campaign will promote improved health behaviors in family planning; maternal, newborn and child health; malaria prevention and treatment; and water, sanitation and hygiene. USAID is providing $10 million towards the mass media and print campaigns, as well as technical support in the development of the campaign’s messages.
However, he advised every Ghanaian household to tackle sanitation issues with seriousness and also sleep under insecticide-treated bed-nets. in order to avoid the wide spread of malaria.

By : Isaac Kofi Dzokpo/NewsGhana.com.Gh

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