Monday, May 29, 2017

Health Care In Ghana – A Deepening Crisis

The demand by Ghanaian doctors for higher pay and the flight of some to Europe and America may be culpable, but the government of Ghana has by and large failed its people in bringing much needed care to their doorsteps; something even Rwanda is accomplishing with ease and with little help from loans and donors!

Why Ghanaian Doctors Are on Strike – Expatiated

By: Dr Frank Owusu-Sekyere, Chairman, Greater Accra Division of Ghana Medical Association: This basically means that after 2012, doctors salaries actually reduced in 2013 - and in the process, the National Labour Commision ruling trampled upon by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission.

Ibn Chambas Takes Up Official Duties as UNAMID Chief

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas arrived in Khartoum today to take up the position of Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)...

Ghanaian Medical Doctors – The Ungrateful Bastards

The Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of Ghana’s 2,479.5 PPP Dollars based on GDP versus the United States’ 41,889.57 PPP Dollars means that a Ghanaian medical doctor’s $20,000 a year salary translates into a whooping average of $337,000 annually in the United States. Essentially they are fat cows walking around with the trimmings and scraps of the taxpayer at their behest.

Pastors’ Trip Paid for by ‘Private Sponsors’ – The Other Idiot

And why would government encourage Sponsors to spend more than half a million dollars in sending prayer warriors to Israel when more than half of the country is hungry, dying and sick? Is President Mahama the OTHER IDIOT?

Parliament Summons Health Minister in National Health Insurance Scheme Crisis

Health Minister, Sherry Aryittey has been summoned to appear before Parliament’s Committee on Health over the current <financial crisis crippling operations of the National...

J.J. Rawlings Reproaches Think Tank IMANI

The former president’s disagreement with IMANI Ghana mimics the assertion by the flag-bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) in the 2012 election, Hassan Ayariga, that “Even God, if He comes to Ghana today, IMANI people will find fault with Him, so who am I?”

Danquah Institute Charges Government to Clarify $10bn ‘Hope City’ Project

Policy Think Tanks at the Danquah Institute are demanding from the government of Ghana, clarification on the state’s financial commitment to RLG’s $10 billion ‘hope city’ project which is meant to build Africa's tallest building and ICT infrastructure in the country.

Ghana – the Country that Stopped Reading

One cannot help but ask the Ghanaian educational system, “How is it possible that I hand over a child for seven hours every day, five days a week, and you give me back someone who is basically illiterate?”

Ghana’s Power Crisis is Self-Imposed – Energy Expert Mr. Woode

Mr Woode noted sadly that Poverty in the country is self-imposed - that two mini-hydro electric power plants which the state took delivery of have been left to "rot" at the Tema Port since 2005.