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Name

Addison

Last Name

Konlan

Nickname

Coach_Addison

Background

Organization

EduCom

Bio and Background

I am a student at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, reading BSc. Food Science and Technology.  I have strong interests in International Nutrition, Global Health, Public Health, Food security, Food Technology, and Food Safety. 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES.

– Strong interpersonal and networking skills

– Ability to work under pressure

– Strong Research Skills

– Strong Volunteering skills

– Project management skills

– Strong Analytical skills

– Microsoft office suite

– Fast learner

– Adaptable to new environments

– Critical thinker

– Good public speaker.

I look  forward to working or volunteering with NGOs, Hospitals, Health Clinics, Food Processing industries and International agencies who work in the fields of International Nutrition, Global Health, Public Health, Food Security, Food Safety, Food Technology and Sustainable food systems.

 

Why I am a Force for Health® Member...

I desire to advocate for good health and wellbeing in my community, family, country and the world at large. I’m proud to be a Force for Health.

My inspiration

My mother. She has been able to single handedly cater for all her children after the demise of my father. She has a heart of gold and always ready to give everything she has to the poor and needy in society.

What would you like people to know about your community?

My community has a very rich culture. We speak Bimoba as a language. According to History, our ancestors came from Togo in Africa to settle in a small area in Ghana where they established the bimoba land. Our major delicacy is Tuozaafi, produced from Maize. We are predominantly farmers.

My Citizenship Health Factors

Some of the factors that have been challenging for me have been...

The challenge of funding to help advocate for Universal Health Coverage in my community

It's important for me to be part of my community's health because...

Being part of my community health will help me to transform lives in my community in the area of thei health.

Some of the strength of my community health factors are:

They love to be educated.

They are not rigid to change.

They are very hardworking.

Some of the challenges in my community regarding certain health factors are:

Low level of Health Education, Poor Health coverage and Insufficient Health facilities

I believe I can help improve my community's health by...

Advocating for equal or universal health coverage. I also want to educate them about their health and the need to stay healthy.

Advancing the DREAM

Advancing the DREAM - What it means to me

Advancing the dream entails working together as a team and having a united mindset towards making life easier for people around you examples, in the area of health and wellness.

My Action Pledge to Advance the DREAM?

I will focus more on health and wellness. Living a healthy life is key to development.