Ghanaian doctors suspend strike

Ghanaian doctors suspend strike

Ghanaian doctors

Ghanaian doctors

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has announced the suspension of the 3-week strike by doctors in the country over working conditions. The strike which was suspended on Friday had paralysed outpatient and emergency services at state-run hospitals in all parts of the country.
In a Press statement last Friday, the GMA said it was continuing talks with the governnent to come up with a better salary package for medical staff.
“The ongoing withdrawal of out-patient and emergency services by members of the GMA is suspended,” from 08:00 GMT on Monday, the statement said.
Like other labour unions in the country, GMA says that salaries in Ghana are being undermined by inflation of nearly 18% and calls for a salary increase to cushion the effects on medical staff. The government however insists it would not be pressurised into spending more than had been budgeted for the year.
All Ghanaians can have access free state healthcare if they register with The National Health Insurance Authority.

About author

You might also like

BREAKING NEWS 0 Comments

Japanese researcher wins 2016 Nobel prize for medicine

Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi has been declared winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in medicine. According to the announcement by the Nobel Assembly at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute, the biologist was awarded

Measles  cases  up 300 percent in 2019, WHO says

UNICEF expresses concern More than 112,000 cases of measles  already reporter this year  ‘Many countries are in the midst of sizeable measles outbreaks,’ WHO says Measles cases have continued to

WORLD HEALTH 0 Comments

Shocking: Nigeria is 5th unhealthiest nation in the world!

Ranks 187 out 190 countries Franc is healthiest as No 1 Latest ranking by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the health systems of its 191 member states has placed Nigeria among

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply