Members of the Greater Accra Environmental Health Officers Association (GEHOA) of the Local Government Service have elected a seven-member regional executives to manage the association.

The election climaxed the association?s two-day Third Quadrennial Delegates Congress which ended at Ghana National Association of Teachers Hall at Nungua in Accra.


Mr William Assan, Daniel Faimagble and Derrick Nudanu were elected Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary respectively.

The rest were Wakah Isaac an-Eng, Braimah Mariama Olivia, Armah Dominic and Juliet Botcheway.

Mr Assan in an interview with the Ghana News Agency said the most challenge environmental health officers face in the management of waste and sanitation was the attitudes of the people.

He said GEHOA would focus on behavioural change to ensure that the communities are clean from filth.

Mr Assan said he would also build a stronger partnership with municipal and district chief executives in the region to intensify media sensitisational programme on hygiene education and to make the environment a pleasant place for habitation. GNA


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