Ghana health workers are said to go on strike

The Ghana scientific association, Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives affiliation, fitness services employees’ Union of TUC and government and health center Pharmacists affiliation have threatened to withdraw their services from July 28, 2022, over cost of living Allowance (COLA).

The four associations, in a statement copied to the Ghana information company, said the selection observed their inability to get hold of “beneficial” reaction from authorities at the request for COLA by using Organised Labour, which they had been a part of.“We had was hoping that the meeting convened via government with Organised Labour on 12th July, 2022, could have resolved the difficulty however the assembly did not gain its objective.

“We, therefore, serve be aware to authorities as an corporation that if by using 22nd July, 2022, the negotiations on COLA aren’t finished, the aforementioned health zone unions will haven’t any different choice than to embark on a sequence of actions as spelt out underneath with a purpose to in no doubt disturb the industrial concord in the health region,” the declaration stated.The movements consist of wearing of purple arm/wrist bands in all health facilities from July 25 to 27, 2022, withdrawal of Out-affected person department (OPD) services from July 28 to 31, 2022, and withdrawal of OPD and In-patient services on August 1, 2022.

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