Wa Central Prisons holds a health durbar with kidney disease prevention talk
Wa Central Prisons holds a health durbar with kidney disease prevention talk.
Over 200 prison officers of the Wa Central Prisons have benefited from a health talk on how to prevent kidney disease.
The health talk which was organized by the staff officer on recommendation of the staff officer of the Sunyani Central Prisons who hosted the Programs Manager of the KHI, was graced by the Regional Commander and some senior officers.
Speaking to the officers and, the Programs Manager, Sylvanus Gatorwu encouraged them to take their health status a serious issue since the disease is without symptoms at its early stages.
The Regional Commander, who was impressed about the education further encouraged his staff to ensure that they took the talk serious and stressed the need to uphold healthy habits such as had been mentioned in the talk.
Since high blood pressure and diabetes were mentioned as two of the major causes of kidney disease among many other risk factors that were mentioned during the talk, the officers present were encouraged to keep an eye on these two, while ensuring that at they check their kidney functions at least once a year.
On his part, the Regional Commander, ADP Joseph Damolbil Miyella, was full of praise for the work of the KHI and asked that their presence at “the yard” shouldn’t be a “one off thing”. He requested that if possible, “this kind of thing should be happening every now and then so that we would be conscious of our health”