YEN.com.gh has learned that Babanawo Courage Kwabla, a 23-year-old nurse has organized a free health screening exercise at Ketu South in the Volta region.
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Information available shows that the exercise was held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Wudoaba Market.
Diseases that were covered included Hypertension, Diabetes, Blood pressure, Body Mass Index checks, HIV-AIDS and Tuberculosis.
About 51 people were present for the health screening and received medical advice from health officials present.
Per a report by celebritiesbuzz.com.gh, a man who came to check his HIV status expressed his appreciation to the team for the good work done.
Others called on the organisers to do more to help increase knowledge of the health challenges of people in the area.
In other news, the minister of finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has held discussions with some Christian organisations with respect to the taxation of churches.
This was during the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between the government and some churches.
The Charities Bill will, therefore, help address the issue of whether or not faith-based organisations should be taxed.
According to him, the main challenge appears to be a lack of clarity as there is the nature of the work of churches is a unique one, citinewsroom.com reports.
He added that anyone who works for an organization pays (Pay As You Earn) PAYE, social security, as well as other forms of taxes and these, will be addressed in the Bill in the year 2020.
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