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Serwaa Manu: Trainee nurse wins 2020 Miss Health Ghana

BY: GNA
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Priscilla Serwaa Manu
Priscilla Serwaa Manu

Priscilla Serwaa Manu, a nurse from the Mampong Nursing Training School has been crowned the 2020 Miss Health Ghana.

It was a tale of beauty and elegance at this year's grand finale held at the GNAT Hall, as Serwaa Manu saw off competition from nine other finalists to win herself a brand new 2017 Hyundai Accent as well as securing a one-year health ambassadorial deal.

Akambey Awontemi Isabella, a medical student at the University of Development Studies was the first runner-up for this year's competition while Gracia Helarie Fraikue, a student of the University of Health and Allied Sciences was adjudged the second runner-up.

This year's pageant was themed "Creating Awareness on Mental Health" and saw finalists undertake a "Beauty for Health project" which highlights the shortfalls in matters concerning healthy living in a series of presentations.

Speaking at the finals, Madam Gladys Akyere Rockson, Chief Executive Officer of Lamrock Agency, organisers of the pageant said the Miss Health Ghana platform was geared towards empowering young beautiful Ghanaian women to change the stereotype of persons who are not mentally stable.

"I want to first all of commend health practitioners who have aided the fight against the deadly Coronavirus.

"This year has been very challenging but I am delighted to have led the organization of the pageant and I want to thank team members and sponsors who have supported this course.

"Creating awareness on mental health is a collective fight for all but we as health practitioners are doing our best in taking positive actions towards changing the narrative and I believe this pageantry will spearhead this campaign in coming years," she said.

This year's pageant is sponsored by Fly Zone Ghana, Adonko Next Level, Blag Ghana Limited, Bela Aqua Mineral Water, Okuma Hotels, Slim Right, Asuavo Security among other partners.