Our cities are experiencing increasing levels of noise pollution. This increasing noise levels have diverse impact on our health, productivity and the quality of our environment. Dr Dzidzo Yirenya-Tawiah believes the lack of action from the citizens arises from people's lack of awareness on the "bylaws on noise-making, or are put off complaining because of fears it will affect their reputation or standing in the community".
In an interview with the Guardian News & Media Limited on the situation of noise making in Accra, she indicates that noise pollution is a public health concern that can result in increased stress levels, hearing loss among others.
Click here to read the article containing Dr. Dzidzo Yirenya-Tawiah's comments on noise making.