Millennium Promise, an international NGO, has presented 1000 smartphones and other items to the Ashanti Regional Health Directorate for an e-health technical assistance initiative. The NGO also donated 1,000 bag packs and 2,500 t-shirts to the Ghana Health Service.
Under the initiative, the tablets would be used by community health workers to register household members, as well as record their health status, provide health education and counselling, among other activities.
A change agenda introduced by the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) to tackle waste management is paying off.
“We are making progress, I can say there is marked improvement in sanitation but there is still more work to do and we will push hard until we get there,” the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Albert Okyere, told the Daily Graphic yesterday.
The Director of Public Health Division at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Badu Sarkodie, has advised the general public to be on alert for any symptoms of meningitis as the harmattan weather has begun in the country.