[ 2017-05-24 ]
The coalition of un-posted allied health professionals had picketed at the MoH since Monday
Finance Ministry gives clearance for allied health workers employment
The Ministry of Finance has given clearance for
the allied health workers who have picketed the
Ministry of Health since Monday to be employed.
The Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah made this
known on Tuesday evening.
The coalition of un-posted allied health
professionals who had picketed the Ministry of
Health since Monday threatened to move to the
Flagstaff House by Friday if their demands were
The group numbering about 200 kept vigil at the
premises of the Health Ministry on Monday night as
part of moves to impress on government to secure
financial clearance for their employment and
According to them they have not been employed
since they left school about two years ago and
thereby making life unbearable for them.
In a radio interview Radio Ghana, a leader of the
group, Solomon Yeboah said the Deputy Minister of
Health, Mrs. Tina Mensah has promised that they
will hear something positive very soon.
According to him, they were initially given up to
May 15 to receive a good report from the ministry
but up till date nothing has been heard from the
“We have petitioned the Flagstaff House, the
Senior minister and the Gender Minster, our next
move is to picket in front of the Flagstaff
House,” he said.
The group picketed the Ministry of Health on
Monday after the ministry failed to honour its
earlier promise to clear them for posting.
Source - Graphic.com.gh
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