Adolescent Pregnancy On The Rise At Amansie West
Teen pregnancy stays a significant test confronting the Amansie West locale of the Ashanti district driving a ton of little youngsters between the ages of 10 and 19 years to exit school.
Somewhere in the range of 2018 and 2020, there has been a critical leap of in excess of 209 new instances of adolescent pregnancies out of each 1000 pregnant ladies in the mining locale.
In 2018 for example, the complete number of pregnant young ladies out of each 1000 pregnant ladies was 337, ascending to 401 out of 2019 and 546 out of 2020.
The District Director of Health, Mr Bernard Badu Bediako spread the word about this at Manso Nkwanta when mining firm, Asanko Gold, along with its accomplices, Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) introduced $100,453.00 worth of clinical supplies to a concentrated storage space to be disseminated free of charge to patients who visit all wellbeing offices in the Amansie West and South locale of the area.
The gift shapes a piece of Asanko's Obaatanpa project which points among others to improve maternal and kid medical services in the two areas.
Introducing various insights, the area wellbeing chief said what was compromising acceptable wellbeing conveyance in Amansie West was late antenatal center participation and frailty among pregnant ladies.
Nonetheless, he noticed that maternal and kid medical services pointers had improved in the area since 2018.
"There have been no maternal passings, stillbirth rate has decreased from 34.6 percent per each 1,000 live births to 1.6 percent of 1,000 live births," he said.
He reported that post-natal consideration had improved from 86.9 percent in 2018 to 100.5 percent in 2020.
The District Director of Health said gifted conveyances had expanded from 31.2 percent to 41 percent in 2020 while antenatal consideration had expanded from 63.7 percent to 92 percent in 2020.
Past this, he said the area had recorded aggregately 132 positive COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started yet luckily none of the contaminated people has passed on.
The Acting Executive General Manager of Asanko, Ahmed Mohaideen Yahya, said the organization had throughout the long term constructed a decent history in local area venture that zeroed in on improving disinfection, wellbeing, instruction and local area foundation in the two areas.
"This has supported Asanko's determination to advance local area prosperity and improve medical care conveyance in our operational territory, which structures part of our CSR drives," he said.
"Asanko has banded together similarly disapproved of associations to use our quality in making a positive and self-supporting heritage in our space of activity," he added.
HPIC is a Canadian-enrolled noble cause association devoted to expanding admittance to medication and improving medical services on the planet's most weak populace.
It works with the Canadian drug and medical services industry to treat around 1,000,000 individuals consistently through a grounded organization of Canadian volunteers and worldwide accomplices.
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