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Doctors demand more from the Govt to save lives

Doctors in Ghana are demanding equipment and better conditions service from the government to enable them to carry out their functions as healthcare workers.

“We require adequate logistics and an enabling environment to maintain our mental and physical well-being so that we can effectively care for the population”, the President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) Dr.
Frank Serebour said.

He also called for a vehicle importation tax waiver for health workers to be reinstated immediately.

“We should not be made to pay the ultimate price of losing our lives and homes in our quest to care for the vulnerable”, insisting: “Someone must care for the health worker”., said at the 65th General Meeting of the Association on Monday, 13 November 2023, GMA President.

Deputy Finance Minister Abena Osei Asare said: “I want to assure you that we have made some progress and very soon the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission will be calling a meeting to kick-start the operationalization of your new conditions of service”.

Source: Kapital Online Team//2023

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