February 8, 2023


Where's The Health?

Wellbeing industry experts urged to create balanced marriage with adolescent sufferers

Most adolescents felt reluctant to visit health facilities due to negative attitudes of some persons Most adolescents felt hesitant to pay a visit to well being amenities because of to adverse attitudes of some folks

Madam Rhema Andah, Programmes Assistant, Alliance for Reproductive Wellbeing Legal rights (ARHR), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has identified as on overall health staff to construct good relations with adolescent individuals.

She explained most adolescents felt unwilling to pay a visit to health services to accessibility health care owing to the detrimental perspective of some specialists in direction of them, and this did not assist tackle adolescent wellbeing difficulties.

Madam Andah was speaking to the Ghana News Agency throughout “Girls hearing and Dissemination of Adolescent Scorecards Accountability Evaluation Forum” at Kpeve in the South Dayi District of the Volta Location.

The discussion board was to share with different stakeholders findings of a research carried out by the organisation in collaboration with the Volta Instructional Renaissance Basis (VEReF) about the readiness of health and fitness services in the District to give adolescent-pleasant overall health products and services.

It also aimed at delivering a platform for stakeholders to deliberate and arrive out with the finest possible techniques to address the gaps identified for the duration of the study to enhance successful adolescent healthcare supply in the District.

Madam Andah explained a wholesome connection involving healthcare providers and adolescent people was a sine qua non, as it encouraged them to visit wellness facilities each time they experienced difficulties, figuring out that they would be warmly received and correctly attended to.

Mr Senanu Agbozo Advisor at ARHR pointed out insufficient team, deficiency of perfectly-documented confidential coverage, negative perspective of some wellbeing personnel in the direction of adolescent individuals, absence of simple obtain to some amenities amid some others as some gaps determined throughout the survey.

He claimed the study was not a fault-getting study but somewhat to determine worries struggling with health amenities in rendering expert services to adolescents and the issues adolescents went by means of accessing health care, so they could deliver them to the attention of relevant authorities for swift redress.

Mr Agbozo urged overall health staff to be affected person with adolescents each time they arrived to the overall health services for wellbeing companies as adolescence was characterised with several psychological difficulties.

Madam Albertina Alipui, Acting Finance, and Administration Manager, VEReF, reported it was vital for society to fork out serious interest to challenges influencing adolescents and create detailed mechanisms to address them.

She claimed adolescents could play their job proficiently in improving the enhancement of modern society if they were perfectly equipped, thus aware attempts should really be manufactured to enrich their holistic improvement.

Madam Alipui explained VEReF and ARHR have been established to present the necessary schooling to out of school adolescents on authorized issues and their reproductive wellness rights to bridge the hole amongst them and those people in colleges.

Madam Persistence Nunoo, the District Well being Director claimed her outfit was placing the needed mechanisms in location to minimize teenage being pregnant in the location and identified as for aid from all.

She recommended the ARHR and VEReF for offering the essential sensitisation to adolescents in the place on their reproductive well being and sexual rights to promote their very well-staying.