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Striking Nurses to resume work Thursday after receiving court injunction

Striking nurses and midwives are to resume work tomorrow Thursday, September 24 after their leadership was served with a court injunction against their industrial action. This was announced by the National President of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo at a press briefing Wednesday. The injunction was …

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Nurses, Midwives begin nationwide strike today

Nurses and midwives across the country are beginning a strike today Monday, September 21,2020 over their service conditions. It comes after the failure of government to agree with the healthworkers on their demand for improved conditions of service. A press release by the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association noted …

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NLC secures injunction against Nurses, Midwives strike

An Accra High Court has granted an interlocutory injunction application by the National Labour Commission against the planned strike by Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRMA). The move by the court presided by Justice Frank Aboagye Rockson means the health workers cannot embark on their sit-down strike on Monday. …

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Nurses battle snakes at CHPS compound to save lives

Nurses at Klo Djerkiti Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound have been battling venomous snakes and other reptiles at the facility due to darkness as a result of lack of electricity in the community. The Senior Community Health Nurse in Charge of the facility Salomey Okpoti recounted to Starr …

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Nurses arrested for child trafficking

Two nurses have been arrested by the police for allegedly trafficking a newly born baby girl in Katsina, Nigeria. According to Gambo Isah, Spokesman of the State Police Command, the nurses identified as Misira Tijjani and Grace Ejigu were arrested on July 28 after a tip-off. They reportedly conspired and …

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Barbados: Nine nurses from Ghana test positive for COVID-19

Twelve people, including nine of the nurses who recently arrived in Barbados from Ghana, have tested positive for COVID-19 after tests conducted on Friday by the Best Dos-Santos Public health Laboratory. Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George made the announcement during a live media conference on CBC TV yesterday afternoon. …

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95 Ghanaian nurses arrive in Barbados

About 95 nurses from Ghana were shuttled off a chartered flight into the Grantley Adams International Airport on Thursday. The 95 Ghanaian nurses arrived via Azores Airlines. The chartered flight was scheduled to arrive at 5.50 pm. Prior to the arrival, originally it was communicated that the cohort of nurses …

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Ministry of Health recruits 10,097 nurses, midwives

The Health of Ministry has received financial clearance for the employment of some 10,097 graduate nurses and midwives who completed both public and private health training institutions in 2017 A clearance letter from the Ministry of Finance signed by the Deputy Minister, Abene Osei-Asare, said the effective date of appointment …

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