Recovered Covid-19 patient, Mathilda Agamu, has admitted that following JoyNews’ marketing campaign and report versus stigmatisation, there has been a reduction in the humiliation her spouse and children deal with.
A closely pregnant Mathilda and her relatives examined positive for coronavirus in the Higher East Location and that was the turning place in their social existence.
Sharing her knowledge on JoyNews’ award-successful Super Morning Demonstrate, she expressed determination to assistance in the training from the stigmatization of Covid-19 clients.
“Now my prayer is that they make me an ambassador for Covid-19,” she claimed, Monday.
Immediately after their recovery from the sickness, they ended up subjected to community disgrace to the extent that her 8-calendar year-previous daughter was pelted with stones by other children for tests optimistic for deadly Covid-10.
Their ordeal garnered massive community consideration and condemnation of the barbaric act.
This was adopted by donations from non-governmental organisations and the Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Constituency, Isaac Adongo.
She admitted that more individuals have begun warming up to her with some wishing her a secure shipping and delivery.
“Because of what you people did, they have started off showing us that kind of appreciate. I can not say it is hundred percent but there has been an improvement,” she told host of Joy SMS, Kojo Yankson.
“I will unquestionably go back to the sector mainly because that is the place I get my every day bread,”
Pregnant Mathilda is due for shipping and has expressed self-assurance above the wellness of her unborn child.
“I have self confidence but they reported I should really run some exams see the health practitioner.
In the meantime, the National Fee for Civic Education and learning (NCCE) has intensified its coronavirus education and the want to refrain from these functions.
Higher East Regional Director of the fee Pontius Pilate Baba Apaabey, mentioned their partnership with neighborhood media stations is aiding the lead to tremendously.
He revealed that Mathilda has joined the crew of officials who go about busting grounded myths about the virus in the region.
“The NCCE is leaving no stone unturned in respect of the Upper East area,” he said.