Community members have been advised to stop practices that endanger human life. The chief of Dachio, Naba Thomas Akalga who gave the advice at a workshop on harmful customs and traditional practices at Dachio near Bolgatanga was particularly worried about the alarming rate at which the HIV/AIDS disease is spreading.
The workshop was organised by Dachio Area Women in Development.
Naba Akalga entreated parents to exercise strict control over the movement of their children especially the girl child to ensure that they do not stay out too long.
The Project Co-ordinator of the Organisation, Collins Amadu Atua reminded the people that the AIDs has no cure and urged them to fight it by abstaining from indiscriminate and unprotected sex. He advised people against the sharing of sharp objects since it is one sure way of transferring the AIDs disease from one person to another.