The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association is looking on government to urgently current the insurance packages promised to frontline workers.

During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Akufo-Addo proposed incentives for frontline health workers, together with insurance packages.

But some health workers who have been victims of Covid-19 say they’re but to obtain any package.

Ashanti Regional Secretary for Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association says none of its members who have been victims of Covid-19 has received the insurance package.

Patrick Tetteh says that is inflicting disaffection amongst members.

He was talking at a coaching program for health workers on vaccine hesitancy.

The coaching by the Ghana Health Service is to adequately arm the health workers with the knowledge to deal with individuals who have developed dissatisfaction with the Covid-19 vaccines.

Health promotion officer at the regional health directorate, Sally Barba Owusu Addo, says although the area isn’t recording new cases of Covid-19, there may be the necessity to construct herd immunity.

Religious beliefs, worry of vaccination and facet effects of the Covid-19 vaccines are among the many elements crippling the consumption of the dose.

The Ghana Health Service says the hesitancy price amongst health workers is minimal, however there’s a want to re-train them to lead public education.


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