Three days training sensitization programme geared towards disease eradication and prevention of ailments organized by Honorable Chukwuka Onyema, Member representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representative has ended in Atani.
Community dwellers in Ogbaru Federal constituency are filled with praises for Hon. Chukwuka Onyema for the initiative of spreading help tips to the rural dwellers.
The exercise was seen as a panacea to loss of lives through diseases and poor lifestyle often associated with people in rural areas.
One of the participants, Mrs Anurika Anene said she benefited immensely from the trainings adding that there are many things which she never knew that she has learnt at the training pertaining health and ways to handle cases of diseases and ailments like diabetes, fever, typhoid, malaria, their prevention and controls.
Another participant, Mrs Jacinta Ebizie said that the training is timely and important to the lives of the of the society especially people of Ogbaru. She said many people are ignorant of the need for their health safety but the training has inculcated the knowledge of healthy living to them.
Addressing newsmen at Emmanuel Castle of refuge, Atani where the training was staged, Mr. Malik Ehiede from Nolia Consultant Ltd said that the idea for the 3 days programme was brought up by House member having realized the importance of good health maintenance to the rural dwellers.
” Hon. Chukwuka Onyema realized that good health is important for his people to enjoy dividends of democracy hence the environment and communities needs to be hygienic because without it, a sick person has nothing to enjoy.
Public Health Physician, Adesuwa Aigbokhaode, said that the essence of the training was to enlighten the community dwellers in Ogbaru on the infection control and disease prevention.
Mr. Osawaru Wilson, a public Health physician in his lecture urged participants to take hand washing serious as it is the commonest way of combating spread of ailments.
Earlier, Mr. Akitikori Moses disclosed that there are common health dangerous vectors that are associated with dirty environments like mosquitoes, bed bugs, flies and advised that people must ensure good care of their environments as well as change their behavioral attitudes towards their environments.
Another facilitator, Mrs Georgia Anaele enjoined the participants to be eye of the doctors in their various communities so as to tackle cases of disease at the early stage. She even advised them to make rapid precaution by running to the hospital whenever they sense or feel abnormality in their body system.