Ghana Health Service Provides Advice on Precautions Amid Harsh Weather

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In an official statement, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) expressed concern about the current severe weather and provided safety advice on how to deal with it, especially for those who have long-term respiratory illnesses like asthma, Meningitis and respiratory infections are more likely to occur during these weather conditions, especially in susceptible groups like the elderly and children.

In response to these difficulties, the GHS described the following steps in a news release dated February 25, 2024, to reduce the negative effects of the severe weather on health:

1. Avoid outside Activities: To avoid exposure to dust and dry air, the public is encouraged to reduce outside activities, especially children and the

2. Wear Face Masks: To prevent breathing in dust particles and safeguard respiratory health, people are advised to wear face masks.

3. Remain Hydrated: In order to avoid needing emergency medical attention, it’s critical to remain hydrated throughout the day by drinking lots of water.

During this period of difficult weather conditions and beyond, the Ghana Health Service’s Director-General, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, reminded the public that the organisation is committed to recognising and responding to any potential health outbreaks.

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