At the joint picnic celebration of the Church of Apostles Revelation Society hosted by the Central branch at Ho, the health4ARS screened and counseled ARS members on their health status as part of the activities for the event.
This was another opportunity given to ARS members to be aware of their health status after rolling out similar program at the Church’s 78th annual anniversary and Passover feast.
The exercise began in the morning and had 35 and 46 men and women respectively turning out to be screened. Beneficiaries had the privilege to know their health condition in the following areas; Muscle Mass, Visceral Fat, Blood Pressure, and Weight and they were advised accordingly on the measures to control or prevent them.
One of the beneficiaries speaking to ARS Digital Media disclosed that she is very awestricken by the exertions of these energetic youths who have dedicated their time and resources to help to maintain a healthy living among people especially members of the Church.
The health4ARS is a health group within the Church established by young health professionals in the Church who seek to harness the potentials of all relevant professionals so as to provide God driven accessible healthcare to all persons within the church and beyond by inspiring innovation among members as well as provide a forum to share ideas, maintain and promote interest of members.
Since its establishment, it has engaged in numerous activities that has benefited the Church in diverse ways, example is the screening and donation of mosquito nets to inmates at Donorkordzi, Repair of Goitre for a Church member, Screening at ARSSU Congress, Evangelism, medical screening and bible give away at Dededo to mark one year anniversary, Health Education at various branches and many more.