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George Mason University embarks  on free Health Screening, Education at Trinity Hospital



Dr. Susan O Koduah, Assistant Professor, George Mason University, Virginia, USA has led a team of medical doctors in collaboration with Trinity Hospital to  embark on health screening and education to residents of Pankrono and  surrounding communities.

Dr. Koduah,explained that, the gesture was  aimed at offering Health Education and screening of prevalent conditions such as hypertension and diabetes including sex education within the community.

She disclosed that, she had the opportunity to witnessed increased prevalence in vulva cancer during her visit at Konfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in 2021 after visiting the facility. According her, considering the prevalence of vulva cancer, and based on her oncology background saw it necessary to offer sex education to the patients as well because, one of the risk factors is being exposed to some types of HPV.
She indicated that, Trinity Hospital was also given a couple of electronic BP monitors, Gluck meter and both female and male condoms for their family clinic and HIV services.

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