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Nana Addo must end UG Medical Centre impasse – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association [GMA], has called on President Nana Akufo-Addo to bring to an end to what it describes as the “unhealthy tussle” over the $217 million University of Ghana Medical Centre. In a statement issued after a meeting of the National Executive Council of the GMA, the Association stressed that “there should be a speedy and amicable solution to ...

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Infectious disease centres needed in northern, southern zones – GMA

As the death count of students in senior high schools nationwide rises to at least eight, with many being hospitalized, the Ghana Medical Association has called for the setting up of two infectious disease centres. In its first comments on the escalating health concerns in the senior high schools, the Association also called for better links between schools and health ...

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GMA threatens gov’t over market premiums

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned the government that its members will “begin series of action” if it fails to fully implement the unresolved concerns regarding their market premiums and reduced pensions. It has since given the government a 5-month ultimatum to address the matter. Doctors across the country in 2015 embarked on a nationwide strike that lasted a ...

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Government begins payment of tier-two pension monies

Government has commenced the payment of all tier-two pension monies owed some aggrieved public-sector workers. According to the Minister of Employment and Labour relations, the process to ensure the transfer of the monies into the registered schemes of the workers have started. His comment was in reaction to threats from twelve labor unions to embark on a strike over the transfer ...

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