Increasing Trends in NCDs -Time to Act on NCDs

Opening Session - Briefing and Debriefing by William Jacob Ocran

Increasing Trends in NCDS (Ghana) -Facilitator - Dr. Henry Andoh, Ghana Health Service, Regional

What is NCD?

Types of NCDs

Causes and Symptoms

Awareness + Action = Prevention

Regular check up on Blood Pressure

Early Diagnosis and Treatment

Treatment Centres/Hospitals in Ghana

Questions and Answers Time

Break Time

Diet, Exercise and Nutrition -Facilitator: (Laweh, Ghana Health Service, Regional)

Avoidable food

Best Time to eat

Types of Foods Suitable for NCDs patients

Questions and Answers Time

Exercise! Exercise! Exercise!

Importance of Exercise in relationship to NCDs patients

Types of Exercises suitable for NCDs patients

Goal -150 -250minutes per day

Questions and Answers Time

Break Time

Placards/Banners - Distribution of Fliers/Leaflets/Souvenirs to the public

Press briefing

Radio Talk Show to sensitize public awareness about its increasing trends, dangers especially Child Obesity

Presentation of our letters to MP to press upon the passing of a bill -Free Insulin or making it accessible for all

Door to door awareness/sensitization across communities