In a assertion go through in Parliament, MP for Tema Central, Yves Hanson-Nortey reiterated the have to have for Ghanaians to choose oral wellness care significantly and not relegate it to the track record as has been performed with other wellness troubles.
Generating his statement on the flooring of Parliament substantially to the delight of stakeholders who were being commemorating Globe Oral Health and fitness Day, the vocal lawmaker urged the Govt to just take actions to handle the lower amount of dentists now working towards in Ghana’s overall health treatment procedure.
Additional, he famous that Ghana even now has handful of dental clinics, and the charge of dental solutions stays high.
“It is critical that we have a national conversation on what can be carried out to increase the oral overall health component of our wellness produce ecosystem. Extra ought to be finished to step up the dentist to affected individual ratio in Ghana,” Hanson-Nortey added.
Noting the contribution of all stakeholders in the championing of appropriate oral health treatment, the MP urged the Ghana Dental Affiliation and its associates to enrich general public recognition and training on oral overall health problems in the region.
Commenting on the MP’s assertion, Classification Manager for Oral Treatment, Unilever Ghana, Joel Boateng commended parliamentarians for prioritising discussions on oral health treatment especially as the world marked World Oral Health and fitness Day.
“I am encouraged to see our legislators shining the spotlight on problems of oral wellness. Pepsodent’s ongoing mission is to eradicate oral illnesses for everyone and in 2022, the brand name has launched an consciousness campaign dubbed ‘TalktoADentist’ to sensitise Ghanaians not to wait around until finally it is much too late right before seeking dental treatment.
Oral health and fitness is carefully tied to the general overall health of the entire body and the effects of waiting around far too extended whilst nursing extreme agony or any other oral treatment situation usually prospects to hard and costly remedies and eventually, tooth loss.
It is for this purpose that Hanson-Nortey completed by earning a clarion call to his fellow Members of Parliament to really encourage standard oral overall health care examine-ups by their constituents.
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