Health News of Monday, 1 September 2014

Source: Anita Frimpong

Melcom Care Foundation Launches Hand Washing Campaign

As part of the nations effort to drive all contaminated Germs that affect human lives, Melcom group of company under Melcom Care Foundation is in collaboration with lifebuoy has launched a hand washing campaign and also demonstrate to Ghanaians on the proper hand washing exercise in Accra.
Director of communication Melcom Group of company, Godwin Avenorgbo, said the focus of the exercise is based on personal hygiene, with the view that currently cholera outbreak is killing lot of people and overcrowding the nation.
He added that the nation is currently leaving under the fear of Ebola, whereby the diseases has not been identify yet in Ghana but killing people in some part of African countries.
“Every nation thinks of national development, but the main aspect a nation thinks of is infrastructure development, but the only key that lacks behind is human resources which seeks to drive infrastructure”
He said they are using human resource development to ensure preventive measure such that the people will not be overwhelmed by cholera or Ebola outbreak.
Godwin said the demonstration of simple hand washing techniques will take place at various centers of Melcom shop across the region to show Ghanaians how to keep a hand clean from any contamination and diseases.
“Our concern is that sustaining human life can only be than through longevity which comes under continuous Exercises, personal hygiene, peace of mind as well as showing love to one another.”He stressed.
He explain that, the use of life buoy soap has certain attribute that foster the removal of germs .The soap he said, has total of 99% removal of germ protection , which is duable,removal and achievable.