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SONA 2020: Check your diet; too many Ghanaians are overweight – Akuffo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo delivering his 4th state of the nation’s address in parliament earlier today advised Ghanaians to check what they eat on a daily basis because many are overweight.

The President said this when he was talking about the state of the country’s health at the 2020 State of the Nations Address.

As the nation has made progress in eradicating the communicable diseases that use to be the main cause of mortality, we are in danger of falling into the lifestyle disease trap. Too many of us are overweight and obesity is an increasing problem even among young people, the food we eat, the mode of cooking and the lack of exercise are all having a great impression on our health, we need to take responsibility of our individual health, our health is very much determined by our lifestyle.”

Ghana’s health sector recently received a major boost when the government commissioned and distributed over 300 Ambulances, over 300 EMT Drivers and support staff and 30 Dispatchers to 275 constituencies nationwide.

The ambulances were procured under the government Infrastructure for the Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) currently being impleme

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