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Sefwi Wiawso: Festus Bumakama Agyapong registers locals onto NHIS and free health screening

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7 months ago
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Hon. Festus Bumakama Agyapong, a philanthropist and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Sefwi Wiawso constituency, has organized free registration and renewal of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card and provided free health screening for the residents of the constituency.

The event was held at the Okogyeabour Palace, as it coincided with the celebration of this year’s Elluo Festival, a significant cultural event for the good people of Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Area

Hon. Festus Bumakama Agyapong initiated the event by expressing his gratitude to the people of Sefwi Wiawso for their presence. He emphasized the importance of accessible healthcare and the significance of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in providing quality and affordable healthcare to all.

Hon. Bumakama highlighted the importance of having a NHIS card and encouraged every constituent to register if they had not done so already. He explained the eligibility criteria and the process of registration. Registration forms were made available, and the constituents were guided through the registration process by NHIA officials present.

The constituents were offered a free health screening as part of the event. A team of medical professionals consisting of doctors, nurses, and technicians was present to provide the health screening services. The health screening included measuring blood pressure, checking blood glucose levels, and conducting general health check-ups. Educational materials on preventive healthcare were distributed to the constituents to raise awareness about various health issues.

The beneficiaries of the NHIS registration and free health screening were extremely appreciative of Hon. Festus Bumakama Agyapong's generous gesture. They expressed their gratitude for his efforts in organizing the event and providing them with access to essential healthcare services.

The constituents recognized the significance of the NHIS registration and free health screening in improving their overall well-being and ensuring they have access to quality healthcare. They acknowledged Hon. Bumakama's commitment to their welfare and promised to support him in his future endeavors. They commended his efforts in bridging the gap between the healthcare system and acknowledged the positive impact it will have on their lives.

The appreciation and support from the beneficiaries further motivated Hon. Bumakama in his pursuit of providing accessible healthcare and strengthening the bond between him and the people of the Sefwi Wiawso constituency.

Hon. Bumakama thanked everyone for their attendance and participation. He reiterated his commitment to improving access to quality healthcare to his constituents. He encouraged the constituents to take advantage of the free NHIS card and emphasized the importance of regular health check-ups.

The event was successful and aimed to improve healthcare access for the constituents, providing them with the means to access affordable healthcare through NHIS. Additionally, the free health screening allowed individuals to receive essential medical check-ups, promoting preventative healthcare measures.

Hon. Festus Bumakama Agyapong concluded that, he will support the good people of Sefwi wiawso constituency to get a quality health care and the program will be extended to all communities across the constituency.

source: Theannouncergh.com