The Member of Parliament for Mfantseman constituency Ekow Kwansa Hayford has pledge to organize free cervical cancer screening for women in the Mfantseman constituency. This is to collaborate with Sanford World Clinic to enable health facility to conduct screening for early detection and treatment. According to the MP, cervical cancer is a treat to women reproductive health in the country. He made the pledge when he join the people and school children at Mankessim to mark Ghana’s 63rd Independence parade which was marked under the theme ” consolidating our gains”.
Bernice Agyeiwaa Yeboah a physician assistant with Sanford World Clinic Stanford World Clinic said cervical cancer is killing a lot of women in the country. She is calling on politicians to factor women’s health especially cervical cancer in their political activities.
A midwife at the Mankessim Sanford World Clinic Millicent Maabena Boakye has made passionate appeal to politicians, chiefs, churches and corporate Ghana to support women to undergo early medical screening and immunization for early detection of cervical cancer cases among women. According to her, most women especially rural communities aren’t able to do screening due to high level of poverty in the rural.