Promote menstrual health among Ghanaian youth- Deputy Minister of Health

Deputy Minister of Health, Hon Adeleide Yaa Agyeiwaa Ntim has called for concerted efforts to promote menstrual health among Ghanaian youth.

The Member of Parliament for Nsuta Kwaman Beposo in the Ashanti Region is calling on groups, community organizations, policy makers, civil society organizations among others to highlight the importance of menstrual care for women and girls.

She underscored the need for the groups and organizations to raise awareness about the issues faced by those who don’t have access to sanitary products.

Hon Adeleide Yaa Agyeiwaa Ntim made the called when she donated 1200 sanitary pads to junior high school students in her constituency.

The sanitary pads were presented to the students in her stead by the women Organiser for the NPP at Nsuta Kwaman Beposo Constituency Vida Antwi on Tuesday May 28, 2024.

The donation according to the deputy Health Minister formed part of efforts to make the 2024 edition of the International Menstrual Hygiene Day.

She used the occasion to   sensitize the female students on how to keep themselves clean during menstruation.

The MP pledged her continued support to her constituents adding that she will do everything possible to improve their living standards.

The Coordinator for Girl Child Education at the Sekyere Central District Education Directorate Mrs Diana Edith Amoah who received the sanitary pads for the students explained the importance of going through clean menstruation.

She thanked the MP for the gesture adding that, most of the students are find it difficult getting sanitary pads during their menstrual period due to their vulnerable background.

Source: Ghana/otecfmghana.com/Jacob Agyenim Boateng

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