Kedi Health Care Charges Women on Menstrual Health Challenges
Kedi Health Care International has charged women to challenge menstrual pains, stain and associated infection with its medicated 7 layer sanitary pads.
Declaring the event open, Prof. Maria Afangideh, an Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies/English Language from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom; extolled the sterling qualities of a woman, describing her as the wheel of the society. She applauded Kedi Health Care’s initiative in organizing the celebration for women, adding that the company is outstanding for its efficient products and solutions.
At the International Women Day celebration organized by the health firm which held at the Akwa Ibom State Branch Office of the company on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, Pharmacy Nkaiso Abner spoke extensively on menstrual pain and associated infection and their prevention.
She said that the prevention is specifically to prevent the risk of infection arising from poor menstrual hygiene and advised ladies to avoid alcoholic and coffee during periods. She noted also that some habits such as insertion of dangerous objects into the virgina, fingering and the abuse of medications could result in painful menstruation.
The pharmacist also highlighted the symptoms of menstrual cramps to include: virginal discharge, breast pain, bloating, fluid retention, fatigue, stomach cramps and etc.
She advised against douching, use of medicated soaps and unhealthy sexual practices as panaceas to sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive tract infection, while advocating for sex education and community education on proper menstrual hygiene.
Others who spoke on Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual pains), Menstrual Hygiene and the 7-layer Kedi Sanitary Pad were Dr. Rhoda Asuquo, Miss Priscilla Christopher, Dr. Glory Akong and Roseline Uduk, respectively.
Charging the attendees on the need to be focused, Mrs. Christy Essien, an Assistant Comptroller of Immigration with the Nigerian Immigration Service and a top Director in Kedi Health care, outlined the basis of success in any adventure and tasked the participants on the need to be part of Kedi Health Care.
The peak of the event was the presentation of 50 sanitary pads to the early comers and certificates of recognition to NGOs and Individuals who have stood out in Girl-child empowerment, education and emancipation.
By Victoria Peter and Idara Jeremiah