Facilitators also took to the market at Jacobu. They raised awareness of the state of diabetes and hypertension in Ghana. More importantly, the audience was introduced to common risk factors and the extent of their vulnerability to the aforementioned chronic diseases.
The role of market women in the spread of these diseases was not left out. They have a monumental responsibility in the fight against these cardiovascular diseases due to invasion of unhealthy food products into the market. Also, they should not put their financial interest ahead of the health of the 'economy' - as the saying goes "Health is Wealth"