The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives’ Association has called on the Ministry of Health to as a matter of urgency reactive all Ebola Centers across the country to serve as possible treatment centers in all belts of the country.
This call comes on the back of the Coronavirus outbreak in China and recent report from the Wold Health Organization rating Ghana as a high risk Country.
In a Press Statement signed jointly by Perpetual Ofori-Ampofo, President and David Tenkorang-Twum , Secretary on behalf of the Association, they called on government to provide training for Nurses and Midwives’ who serve as forntline healthcare providers in order to prevent “needless fatalities” in case of an outbreak.
“We call on the Ministry of Health and its Agencies to provide the necessary logistics for all healthcare workers especially Nurses and Midwives’ who serve as frontline healthcare providers in order to prevent any needless fatalities in an outbreak”.
The Association also called on its members to be on high alert to identify any such cases.
The GRNMA also advised the citizenry to remain calm and pledged their commitment to supporting coordinated efforts to identify, manage, contain and prevent the spread of the virus.