Monday, May 13, 2013

Hypertension cases high in Kukuo witches camp

A health screening exercise conducted on the alleged witches at the Kukuo camp in the Nanumba North District has revealed high hypertensive cases among the inmates.

Madam Mariama Konadu, Deputy Director Accident and Emergency Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), expressed worry about the situation and called for urgent attention from government.

She attributed the situation to aging, psychological trauma and stigmatization.

The health screening was organized by ActionAid Ghana (AAG) and Songtaba, both Non-Governmental Organisations in collaboration with the Tamale Teaching Hospital and with the support of the Bimbilla Government Hospital and volunteers. cont reading at

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