Good health is a first step towards happy fulfilling life health is still relatively neglected issue due to various factors. The vast segments of the rural population do not have access to proper nutrition or medical..They do not get even the basic education in achieving and maintaining good health. The lack of health education and proper medical facilities has compounded this problem to epidemic proportions. Women health is a crucial component of general health. There is a need to empower the community especially women to take responsibility for their health.
The Young Heart Foundation have made health care one of the prime functions through various interventions. We educate communite members about general health practices and healthy eating habits with emphasis on children and expectant mothers through personal awareness programs. Women can reach out to Counselor at our Office Premises anytime of the day to have their questions and issues addressed. We also carry out community meetings about benefits of good parenting and Reqular health check up.
We always seek to provide health care and basic health facilities for the thousands of people who don’t have access to doctors, medicines and hospitals with this:
We embarked on a program of providing free health care screening for women and the elderly. The events take place at our office in Madina or at the district Poly Clinic.
Provide free health screening to poor women, widows and the elderly.
Provide access to healthcare for poor widows who would otherwise be unable to due to cost. There is no free health care in Ghana.
The screenings we provided in 2012 – 2015 were on:-
• Ear, throat and nose
• Diabetes Screening
• Breast Cancer screening