“We are moving in the right direction as a people,” says Okyeame Kwame after he screened and vaccinated hundreds of people at James Town – Mantse Agbonaa in Accra under the auspices of his Okyeame Kwame Foundation, MDS Lancet Laboratories, Theobald Hepatitis B Foundation, Roche and Ridge Hospital RPD.
More than 500 people benefited from the charity event. 300 out of the 500 beneficiaries will go for the additional two injections at the Adabraka Ridge hospital, free of charge, to complete the entire course.
The Rapper observed that the youth turned out for the screening this year and expressed appreciation for the turnout.
According to Okyeame Kwame, the charity screening and vaccination project is aimed at educating people about the disease and also helping curb it.
For his part, the president of the Theobald Hepatitis B Foundation, Mr. Theobald Owusu Ansah, called on the government to give much attention to Hepatitis B.
This year’s charity screening and vaccination had participants receive free bottled water and a book from Verna Water.
Indomie, as part of the sponsors served Indomie instant noodles after the screening and vaccination.
The project was also backed by telecommunication giant MTN Ghana, Japan Motors, Kells Consult, Juben, Firm Bridges Communications, Edible Ice, Bella Roma, Wear Ghana, Ahead Media, Daily Guide, Spectator, Flex, Business and Financial Times, Ghanaweb, Ghanagist, Enewsgh, Y FM, Citi FM, Radio Gold, Live Fm,Viasat 1, Lynx TV and GH One.