Ho, Oct. 9, GNA - The Rebecca Foundation, a humanitarian initiative of the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has screened and treated over 600 residents of Ho for various ailments.
The medical outreach, under the "Good Health" pillar of the Foundation had a 12-member team of doctors, laboratory assistants and nurses, who attended to the people, with focus on women and children.
Dr. Ezekiel Agyekum, Leader of the Medical Team, told the GNA that hypertension, diabetes, hepatitis and malaria topped cases they attended to.
He said the outreach was to create health awareness among the populace and hinted of plans to reach some districts in the Region.
The Foundation also registered some senior high school students under the National Health Insurance Scheme.