University Of Ghana Pharmacy Students To Hold Prisons Health Outreach

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The project, dubbed REACHOUT @ the Prisons, is an initiative of Pharmaid-Ghana and the University of Ghana Pharmacy Students’ Association (UGPSA), it was developed from reviews of health outreaches and sensitization campaigns conducted over the years.

This is the maiden edition of the project, and it forms part of activities to mark the 7th UGPSA Week Celebrations.  It will see the ReachOut Health project train making a stop at the James Camp Prisons & Senior Correctional Centre.

The outreach is expected to cater for blood glucose, BMI and eye Screenings, de-worming of inmates and painting of cells with Inesfly paints. There will be Donation of clothes as well as Education & counseling for diseases of common occurrence in their environment. The outreach comes off on 16th March 2016 at the James Camp Prison

The outreach is supported by Pharmacy Council of Ghana, Lady Pharmacists Association of Ghana (LAPAG), Sight for Africa, Oson’s Chemist and Palb Pharmaceuticals.

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