In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle among its employees and the Port community, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has organized a health walk in Takoradi.
The event, held on August 4, 2023, saw a large turnout of participants from both the GPHA workforce and the local residents.
The health walk, which took place in the scenic coastal city of Takoradi, aimed to raise awareness about the importance of physical fitness and well-being.
It is part of GPHA’s ongoing commitment to fostering a healthier and more active workforce, promoting work-life balance, and encouraging the community to embrace healthy habits.
Employees and participants gathered at the Senior Staff Club House premises early in the morning to kickstart the health walk.
The route was carefully planned, ensuring that it covered vital landmarks within the city and provided an opportunity for participants to enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery along the way.
As the health walk progressed, GPHA staff members and participants were joined by representatives from the various departments within the Port, and fitness enthusiasts, further highlighting the community-wide support for this initiative.
The event featured lively music and periodic breaks for participants to stay hydrated and ended with some aerobics.
Dr Kingsley Antwi-Boasiako, Marketing and Public Affairs Manager at the Takoradi Port, expressed his delight at the tremendous response to the health walk and reiterated the organization’s commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle among its workforce.
He also emphasized the importance of community engagement in health and wellness initiatives to create a lasting impact on society.
He mentioned that the administration would consider proposals from the staff to sustain it and make it a monthly agenda at least once a month.
The health walk concluded successfully with participants expressing their appreciation for GPHA’s efforts in organizing events that encourage physical fitness and foster a sense of camaraderie among employees and the community.
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has demonstrated its dedication to the well-being of its workforce and the broader community through this health walk in Takoradi.