The 2017 edition of Okyeame Kwame’s Hepatitis B free screening sessions will be held on 28th July (World Hepatitis Day) at La Bawaleshie Presbyterian School Park. The event is being held in partnership with MDS-LANCET, with whom the rapper/philanthropist has partnered on the project for the past five years.
The campaign, dating back to 2009 has seen various regions of the country including Kumasi, Takoradi, Accra, Ho and Sunyani with over 7,000 individuals benefiting from the sessions each year across all regions.
OK, in the preceding days has been committed to an intensive social media health education on the subject. As an ambassador, he entreats all and sundry to actively participate in the global commemoration through volunteering education, getting tested and vaccinated.
The project, a heartbeat of the OK Foundation has attracted numerous local and international laurels for the artiste, and has received support from MTN Ghana Foundation (whose support has been very positive instrumental and over years) ; and is endorsed by the Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Services.
This year’s is sponsored by Citi FM, Peace FM, Ahead Media, Skyfalls Mineral Water and powered by Firm Bridges Communications.