Organized Labour Healthcare Services withdrawal of all Out-Patient services -Strike dates
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The Joint Health Sector Unions and Professional Associations, has announced a road map for the implementation of the indefinite strike declared on Monday, 19th December, 2022 by Organised Labour. All workers in Ghana to Strike on 27th December, 2022
In a joint communique, the Ghana Medical Association, GMA, Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, GRNMA, Health Services Workers Union HSWU of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Ghana and Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association, GHOSPA, outlined the following actions towards a smooth implementation of the strike.
It asked members to withdraw all Out-Patient services, on 27th December, 2022, Emergency Services on 2nd January, 2023 and withdrawal of all Services, on 9th January 2023.
The Communique was signed by the General Secretary of HSWU of TUC, Franklin Owusu Ansah, President of GMA, Dr. Frank Serebour, President of GRNMA, Mrs. Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, and Chairman, GHOSPA, Pharm. Nathan Coompson.
It noted that the action has become necessary to press home the demand by Organised Labour for the EXEMPTION PENSION FUNDS FROM THE DOMESTIC DEBT EXCHANGE PROGRAMME, as announced by the Minister of Finance.
The Joint Health Sector Unions and Professional Associations, reminds members that a meeting held by Organised Labour on 19th December,2022, followed by a news Conference, took a firm decision to embark on an INDEFINITE STRIKE starting on 27th December, 2022.
The Communique, therefore entreated all Health Sector workers to follow the road map to ensure a smooth implementation of the strike.
Government must act fast to prevent the worse from happening.
When all sectors withdraw their services, the catastrophe may be too much to handle. This issues are not issues Government can’t handle. The parties involved must be sorted before the 27th to stop the Strike from happening.
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