Entertainment of Saturday, 9 January 2021
Supply: Prince Kay-Takrama, Contributor
The starting of each 12 months sets the tone of its operate. Particularly five times into 2021, Adrienne-Joi Johnson and her company associate, Amadou are in Ghana to shell out a take a look at to the FOCOS Orthopedic Healthcare facility, in a flawlessly timed expedition to lengthen the New Yr cheer among around 20 youngsters at the moment obtaining treatment at the Hospital.
Johnson, who is an Ambassador of the Basis of Orthopedics and Complicated Spine, and her spouse, arrived on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, and interacted with different pediatric patients at the Children’s Ward.
Welcoming the crew to the Healthcare facility, Affiliate Healthcare Director of FOCOS Orthopedic Medical center, Dr. Gerhard Ofori-Amankwah, counseled A.J. Johnson for her steady help for FOCOS by way of her once-a-year visits and recognition development things to do.
Commenting on the objective of her take a look at, A.J. Johnson emphasized that it was needed for the mental health of pediatric people to feel loved and know that people today are thinking about them. She mentioned that COVID has introduced an option to far better educate individuals about the complications faced by spine patients.
She pointed out that due to the effect of COVID-19, most Us citizens would now have a different sensitivity to the plight of susceptible young children suffering from backbone deformity in Ghana.
In accordance to her, Us citizens are heading to realize that the idea folks employed to have about “Africa is so considerably absent, spine complications never impact me” are shifting simply because they are now introduced with the point that “there is something they have in typical, soreness, distress, depression and fear”.
A.J. Johnson and Amadou took time to interact with children at the Children’s Ward and in the classroom at the Hospital.
She expressed enjoyment meeting all 20 little ones at the moment at the medical center, specially all those who have recovered just after medical procedures, due to the fact her very last stop by in December 2019.