TEENAGE PREGNANCY AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE LECTURE BY HEED FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER
By Selom Kad, for HEED TV.
Koforidua, E/R – Ghana
Mrs. Doris Opuni Owusu, a volunteer nurse for the Health, Education, and Entrepreneurship Development (H.E.E.D.) Foundation gave a lecture on the topic sex education (teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease) at the SDA school in Suhum, a town and the capital of the Suhum/Kraboa/Coaltar district, a district in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The students together with some of their teachers assembled in a classroom to listen to Mrs. Owusu as she delivered the comprehensive lectures.
She involved the students by asking them questions to find out their knowledge on the topic. She then used demonstrations, charts, and other materials to make it more understandable and interesting to the participants.
Most of the students in attendance had their notebook or a piece of paper to write down some notes.
The student and teachers were given the opportunity to ask questions as the nurse systematically answered each of them.
The headmaster and teachers expressed their appreciation to the HEED foundation through Mrs. Owusu for such an educative program and ask for more of such activities in their school.
This program was in fulfillment of the health initiative of the H.E.E.D. Foundation aim to promote health literacy and healthy living for the people of the constituencies and their surrounding areas.
The Health, Education, and Entrepreneurship Development (H.E.E.D.) Foundation is a 501(C)(3) recognized non-profit organization in the United States which operates as a recognized non-governmental organization in Ghana established to help the indigenes with specific programs based on need through health, educational, and entrepreneurial support