By Stephen Appiah, GNA
30, GNA - The Integrity Magazine on
Saturday organised a health walk for the residents and companies in North Ridge
The walk, in
collaboration with Alisa Hotel, PrimeCare Medical Centre and Family Child and
Associates, was on the theme: "Get a second Opinion."
Over 100 people
undertook the walk, which began at the Alisa Hotel through to Ako Adjei
Interchange, GNAT Heights, Liberia road, Kanda Highway and back to Alisa Hotel.
were then taken through an aerobic session after which a team of medical
personnel from PrimeCare Medical Centre and Family Child and Associates
screened and advised participants on health-related issues.
were screened for blood pressure, and blood sugar among others.
In an interview
with GNA, Reverend Kennedy Okosum, the Chief Editor of Integrity Magazine, said
the purpose was to maintain the healthy lifestyle of their readers, patrons and
of our health walk is to have our patrons, readers and partners to maintain a
healthy life style, and the screening would help to show that you are healthy
or not and this also gives us opportunity to socialise," he said.
Rev Okosun said
the health walk would continue in other localities every month.
understanding is that, most of the high profile individual, middle class family
that live at Ridge already have their own doctors, but usually if your doctor
gives you diagnosis, you need to double check from another doctor to be certain
that no error has been made and that is why we chose the theme ‘get a second
opinion’," he added.
Orleans-Lindsay, Office Manager of Family Child and Associates, who advised the
participants on their health, said physical exercise was important.
have to learn how to release stress because stress can kill, people literally
die of broken heart and we have to learn how to manage our stress as young
people, so that you can manage your life stresses in the feature," she