Bosome Freho organizes adolescent health fair for girls
The Rights and Responsibilities Initiatives Ghana (RRIG) in partnership with the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) and the Ghana Health Service has organized an Adolescent Health Fair for adolescent girls and girls with disabilities in the Bosome Freho District.

Date Created : 12/9/2021 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/

The purpose of the program was to educate Adolescent girls and girls with disabilities on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRHR) as well as referral to health services for health care.

A total number of Ninety-Two (92) students made up of Seventy-Two (72) students from the Junior High Schools, twenty (20) students from the Senior High school and Twenty-Four (24) teenagers with disabilities attended the Program.

Mrs. Victoria Adomako, the facilitator, for the program from PRIG educated the participants on the rise of HIV AIDs in the Region, particularly in the Bosome Freho District. She emphasized on the spread, symptoms, effects and control of this disease.

She noted that one can contract the disease through blood infusion with one partner carrying the disease and also explained some of the ways the disease could spread which involve having unprotected sex, using used blade or knife, using same toothbrush with somebody among others.

The facilitator also advised the girls to desist from sexual intercourse at young age and concentrate on their studies to enable them become better persons in future.