Mahalapye residents undergo a health check

source: Standay Standard
by Kagiso Madibana
12.04.2009 4:22:12 P

Residents of Tshikinyega ward in Mahalapye were recently advised to reduce their alcohol intake as it has proven to be dangerous to their health.

“Excessive alcohol drinking and drugs makes one an easy target of most of the present diseases so I would like to encourage my people to reduce the consumption of alcohol, mostly locally brewed beer like Setopoti and Mokoko,”commented one adviser

Mahalapye residents of Tshikinyega ward were found to be heavily uninformed of diseases affecting their community, such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension.

The irony being that most cases of Hypertension were caused by excessive alcohol drinking which some people in the ward were guilty of.

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