Mr. Syed Zafar Presenting The Box Of Folic Acid To Ms. Emelia Naa Ayeley Aryee, Director of Xoese Ghana

Author: Emelia Naa Ayeley Aryee

Kinapharma Ghana Limited, one of Ghana’s leading brands in the pharmaceutical industry, has lent support to Xoese Ghana’s Fertility Conference, 2024.

The company, which was one of the partners of the 2024 Fertility Conference, provided 10 boxes containing 500 strips of folic acid to be distributed to participants at the event.

The conference was themed: “Breaking Barriers to Infertility: A Comprehensive Education for Women and Couples”, was held on Sunday, June 2, 2024, in Accra.

It aimed at educating women on infertility and providing them with practical ideas and steps they can employ to boost their fertility in order to have their own children.

The Fertility Conference is one of Xoese Ghana’s flagship progammes under it’s ‘Ending Infertility Stigma’ against women in particular and couples in general campaign.

In an interview with amaghanaonline.com, an executive for International Business, Kwaku Nsiah-Poku, disclosed that Kinapharma decided to support Xoese Ghana because it believes in supporting women’s initiatives as part of the its corporate social responsibilities (CSR).

Mr. Nsiah-Poku noted that the societal pressures against childless couples must be discouraged and infertility stigma should be stopped.

Instead, he averred that rigorous diagnoses should be carried out to ascertain what is causing the infertility in the couples in order for an effective treatment to be offered.

Mr. Nsiah-Poku opined that before marriage, both the man and woman should get screened for infertility in order to get an early treatment should there be a cause.

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“That is 50% of the problem solved when a couple check their reproductive organs before getting married.

In this way, they can start treatment before going into the marriage itself. When this is done, they won’t be faced with any pressure if childbirth should delay after the marriage,” he said.

He lauded Xoese Ghana for the initiative and express the hope that more women will benefit and have their desires of having their own children met.

The General Manager for Kinapharma Limited, Mr. Syed Muhammad Shaheen Zafar, disclosed that Kinapharma is currently operating in 15 countries in the Sub-Sahara region, including Ghana.

The company, he said, had been in existence since 1989 and can boost of over 200 products, including the ever-popular Akoma APC, Martins Liver salt, Kwik Action, Magacid, Mayfer blood tonic, Fine life blood tonic, Flokin, Alugel, and Malafan, just to mention a few, doing excellent on the market.

According to Mr. Zafar, Kinapharma is determined to continually offer good quality, highly effective, and safe products to improve health, quality of life of men, women and children, and so it was natural that they supported Xoese Ghana.

Receiving the box of folic acid, the Director for Xoese Ghana, Ms. Emelia Naa Ayeley Aryee, expressed gratitude to Kinapharma for the support.

She called on other well-meaning organisations and corporate bodies to emulate Kinapharma’s gesture so that women and couples will receive the help they need in combatting infertility stigma.

Meanwhile, Xoese Ghana was in the news recently following its Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Seminar held in September 2023.

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