The West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) on 22nd October, 2016 conducted free health screening at Saltpond Zongo in the Central Region of Ghana.
The health screening was part of the activities which is in the quest to continue reaching out to all group of persons and also bringing HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC) services closer to the doorsteps of individuals in various communities.
The medical team tested 200 individuals for HIV, 116 people for Tuberculosis, 150 people for Syphilis and checked 106 people on Blood Pressure. WAAF distributed over 100 condoms as well as IE&C materials.
The entire medical team from WAAF express gratitude to the chief and kinsmen of the community who supported this activity with nutritional supplement, dewormers, iron supplement, malaria drugs, among others.
With the support of the International AIDS Society Educational Funds, the Chief Executive Officer of West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF), Dr Naa Ashiley Vanderpuye was awarded a scholarship to attend the 21st International AIDS conference which was held in Durban South Africa on 18th and 22nd of July 2016.