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Health workers to strike 22 July if 20% COLA is not paid

  The Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA), Health Services Workers’ Union (HSWU) has served notice to strike by 22 July 2022 if their interest for 20% Cost of Living Allowance isn’t conceded. The wellbeing laborers said like coordinated work, they need the 20% COLA …

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O/R: CHPS Compound commissioned to serve 12 communities.

  The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Nkwanta North, Hon Kidignang Nawungma William has reiterated government’s commitment to improve equity to access basic healthcare needs of Ghanaians in the Nkwanta North District.   The DCE said the government identified healthcare as paramount to the development and well-being of every District. …

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Public Services Workers’ Union to strike on July 19

  The Public Services Workers Union (PSWU) has also served notice of its intention to embark on industrial action on Tuesday, July 19, to demand a 20 percent Cost of Living Allowance.   The union said this has become necessary due to the worsening economic conditions in the country.   …

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Northern Region: 45 Malaria Related Deaths Recorded In 2021

  The Northern Region recorded a total of 45 malaria deaths in 2021, latest report released by the Health Directorste has revealed.   The future represents less than 1 percent of cases.   Per the data, there were 28 infant mortalities representing 0.12 percent whiles 17 deaths occurred in adults …

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Brain drain on the rise: Over 3000 nurses left Ghana for greener pasture in the first quarter of 2022 – GRNMA

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has cautioned against increasing figures of the nurse-to-patient ratio if the government doesn’t revise the service conditions of its members.   Although Ghana’s nurse-to-patient ratio stands at one (1) nurse to 839 patients, exceeding the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended nurse-to-patient population …

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