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30.08.2005 General News

Christians advised not to bleach their skin


Akim Oda, Aug. 30, GNA - Mr E.K. Brobbey, Ashanti Regional Leprosy Officer, has advised Christians to guard against bleaching their skins. Speaking at an educational programme at the Wesleyan Methodist Church at Akim Oda Old Town, he reminded the people, especially women that skin bleaching was an easy way to contract skin diseases. Mr Brobbey stressed the need for people to engage in regular exercise and eat well-balanced diet.

He urged the people to seek early medical treatment when they occasionally feel numbness in their feet or arms and also avoid overcrowding. 30 Aug.05