Bramkrom (E/R), Oct. 27, GNA – Mr Kwaku Bram Larbi, a legal practitioner with support from voluntary Health officials on Friday organized free medical screening for the students and teachers of Maa Larbi Memorial School in Bramkrom in the Eastern Region.

Mr Larbi, also a native of Bramkrom in an interview with the Ghana News Agency said poor delivery of health care and education and lack adequate infrastructure at the Bramkrom community necessitated the exercise.

He said as part of their contribution to the community, the health officials administered free screening and drugs for the 250 students and teachers in the community on the first October 26th.

He on Saturday Oct 27th, the team would carry out the exercise for the entire community.

Student of the Bramkrom will be given toothbrush and toothpaste each.

Mr Larbi said the Bramkrom School was established by his late parents with support from their (parents) siblings. He said the school would be renovated and promised to also finance an ongoing clinic project to provide health care delivery for the community.

The clinic to comprised two consulting rooms, restrooms for patients, dispensary room and an accommodation for the medical officials, is expected to be completed in November.

Mr Larbi said currently students in the school enjoyed free education to enable parents to send their wards to school and encourage other corporate bodies and government to support financially.

He lauded the effort of Mrs Mavis Frempong, the District Secretary for Abirim North Constituency in the Eastern Region for donating roofing sheet for the school. 

Nana Kwabena Chartey, Chief of Bramkrom thanked the Larbi family and the voluntary health officials for the exercise, adding that it would help improve health condition of the people in the community.

Other community challenges Nana Chartey mentioned were lack of electricity and poor road network and appealed to government to come to their aid.

Some of the students who spoke to the GNA expressed their excitement about the exercise



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