The department of Social Welfare and Community Development on Thursday, 6 November 2023 teamed up with the Ghana Health Service – Nutrition Unit to engage and sensitize members of the Tailors and Dressmakers Association – Asene branch on health related issues. Association members were taken through:
1. The Core functions and programmes of the Department.
2. Flashcards on Positive attitudes as Citizens.
3. Talk on Hepatitis B causes, effects and treatment.
4. Talk on Typhoid Fever, causes, effects and treatment.
5. They were also sensitized on the importance of being vaccinated should one be negative with regards to Hepatitis B and preventive methods.
In addition to the above engagement the Association members pleaded with the Department to organize a Health Screening Programme for them and if possible, community members so as to aid them know their health status with regards to Hepatitis B and Typhoid Fever.