WASSA EAST DISTRICT ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SANITATION UNIT

Preamble

The Environmental Health and Sanitation Unit has the mandate to ensure that all factors that tend to have adverse effects on human health in the environment are brought under control. It therefore befits the Environmental Health Unit, with support from the Assembly, to ensure that this responsibility is executed in accordance with environmental laws.

Vision

To ensure the improvement and maintenance of high standard or quality of environmental health conditions for prevention of disease, promotion of physical, mental and social well-being of communities.

Mission

To assess, correct, control and prevent those factors in the environment which can adversely affect the health of both present and future generations.

Spas do have the advantage of space, professional resources, equipment and personal instruction to provide guests services to help regain balance, change lifestyle habits and enhance their lives; however, with education and adapted protocols, massage therapists can enhance sessions with such spa techniques as hydrotherapy; cold-mitt friction; salt, sugar or herbal scrubs; infrared light and sauna; and cold-sheet, mud, clay, seaweed and herbal wraps.