Seek early health screening – Dr. Yegbe advises

Surgeon Commander Dr. Paul Yegbe has advised men above forty years to engage in regular exercise and also develop interest in knowing their health status to enable them live a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Yegbe who is also the President of St. Paul’s Senior High School Old Students Association (SPOSA) said, the increasing rate of life threatening disease among men are as a result of people lacking information or not being aware of their health status.

Dr. Yegbe was speaking to Today after a Health Walk organised by St. Paul’s Senior High School (SPACO) to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the school.

The walk which began and ended at the 37 Military Officers’ Mess took patrons through some streets of Cantonments to Airport.

After a short aerobic exercise, participants underwent some health checks to assess their prostate level.

Dr. Yegbe disclosed that similar exercises that will include the screening of Hepatitis B, Sugar level among others for the general public will be done when similar activities are extended to Tema, Aflao and Denu.

Dr. Yegbe said “his vision is to strengthen the year groups and bring more former students of St. Paul’s High School together to contribute in diverse ways to their Alma mater and also strike acquaintances”.

He appealed to members to regularly pay their dues, and also called on philanthropists to donate to the course of the school.

 

Story: Gottlieb BAAKO

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