The first edition of women in health summit organized by the National Health students Association of Ghana women’s commissioner was fruitful.
The summit which was held on the 8th Match 2019 at the school of Biomedical and Allied Sciences Exams Hall korle-Bu Accra saw many patrons which includes the AG Director of Children Department,Ministry of gender,children and social protection Florence Ayisi Quatey,Mr Micheal Bour a representative from the office of the deputy minister of health and a speaker of the event,Mr John Paul Psychiatry lecturer at korle-Bu Nursing Training college and Anne Coolen country director Marie Stopes Ghana the main sponsors of the summit.
The main theme of this year’s summit was “Achieving a universal Access to sexual and reproductive Health,the role of women in health”.
During the event two sections of panel discussions were held with which the first and second sections were about “creating a modern woman who supports each other,empower and thinks about Ghana” and “following your passion”respectively.
Florence Ayisi Quatey the chairperson of the event urged all ladies to take their reproductive health and sexual education serious and called on the society to help government on educating school children about their reproductive health.
According to the Women’s commissioner of the National Health Student’s Association Ghana, Miss Gladys Akyere Rockson this event has come to stay and shall be held every year to help empower women in health and other aspects of their lives.Miss Rockson therefore thanked the numerous sponsors and patrons who made this year’s edition a success and called for more assistance from other bodies to come on board to push the dream of the Association.Miss Rockson also unveil their upcoming activity “Miss Health Gh” a beauty pageant show coming up later this year.
Follow their page on Instagram for more information about their upcoming beauty pageant show