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Gold Fields Ghana celebrates World Heart Day

Thursday, 20 October 2022

Gold Fields Ghana launched a month-long wellbeing campaign to raise awareness about heart-related conditions to commemorate World Heart Day.

During the campaign, employees, business partners and spouses were screened and sensitised on cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and diabetes. They were also taught about healthy diets and encouraged to adopt healthy lifestyles.

“At Gold Fields, we are committed to promoting the health and wellbeing of our people and one of the ways we do this is by raising awareness on critical health conditions and encouraging our people to adopt healthy lifestyles,” said Dr Ishmael Sackey, Manager – Health Services.

“Our commitment aligns with the Sustainable Development Goal three, which promotes good health and wellbeing for all,” he added.

World Heart Day is a global campaign celebrated annually on 29 September to fight cardiovascular diseases and promote heart-healthy lifestyles.

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