Priscilla Serwaa Manu , a nurse from Mampong Nursing Training School has been crowned Queen of Miss Health Ghana 2020. This year’s grand finale was held at the GNAT Hall in Accra on Friday 4th December 2020. Serwaa Manu saw off competition from nine other finalists to win herself a brand new 2017 Hyundai Accent as well as securing a one-year health ambassadorial deal. The Chief Executive Officer of Lamrock Agency the organizers of Miss Health Ghana, Madam Gladys Akyere Rockson, stated that this year’s edition aimed at initiating an awareness campaign against stigmatizing mentally unstable people.
Speaking at the finals, Madam Gladys Akyere Rockson, Chief Executive Officer of Lamrock Agency, organisers of the pagentry said the Miss Health Ghana platform was geared towards empowering young beautiful Ghanaian ladies in changing the narrative against the stereotyping of persons who are not mentally stable. “I want to first all of commend health practitioners who have aided the fight against the deadly Coronavirus. Creating awareness on mental health is a collective fight for all but we as health practitioners are doing our best in taking positive actions towards changing the narrative, and I believe this pageant will spearhead this campaign in coming years,” she said”, she said.
Akambey Awontemi Isabella, a medical student at the University of Development Studies was the first runner-up for this year’s competition while Gracia Helarie Fraikue, a student of the University of Health and Allied Sciences was adjuged the second runner-up.
This year’s pageantry held under the theme “Creating Awareness on Mental Health” saw finalists undertake a “Beauty for Health project” which highlighted the shortfalls in matters concerning healthy living in series of presentations.
This year’s pageant is sponsored by Fly Zone Ghana, Adonko Next Level, Blag Ghana Limited, Bela Aqua Mineral Water, Okuma Hotels, Slim Right, Asuavo Security among other partners.
By Simon Asare