Health

We are dying out of hunger , ulcer –RNMA weeps

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Mr Kwame Amebley, the newly National President elect for the Rotational Nurses and Midwives Association (RNMA) has disclosed that their numbers are experiencing stomach ulcer as a result of delayed payment of allowances.

To him, many members are facing financial challenges in the country.

Mr Kwame Amebley expressed that due to the delay of payment of allowances, many members don’t have money to cater for their rent, food and other life events.

Speaking to Nhyiraba Nartey Solomon of Bryt FM after the induction service for newly elected national executives for the 2023-2024 rotational year at national secretariat of GRNMA in Shiashie of the Greater Accra region, Mr Kwame Amebley, pledged to improve the condition of health workers in the country.

He pleaded with the government to improve the payment condition for health workers to help reduce brain drain in Ghana.

Mr Prince Opuni Frempong, the Greater Accra Regional Chairperson for Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association also expressed concern about unemployed nurses in the country.

He urged the new executives to work hard, dedicate themselves to a task, and put in their effort and time required to achieve goals of the association.

Mr Prince Opuni Frempong disclosed that from 2020 nurses who completed their training are still sitting at home.

He called on the Ministry of Health to fight for financial clearance in order to improve the morale of health workers to deliver better healthcare for Ghanaians.

The new executives took oaths to improve the association during their term of office.

 

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