- A young Ghanaian midwife in the Bawku Municipal Assembly, Upper East Region, has earned accolades for her humanitarian service
- Belinda Zumebome, was captured transporting a birthing mother in a tricycle from the Asikiri CHPS compound
- She had successful conducted a delivery and had to transfer the mother of the new born baby for better medical care
- The 29-year-old midwife, who has five years experience has been labelled a heroine and a true patriot
Belinda Zumebome, a young Ghanaian midwife in the Asikiri CHPS compound, Bawku Municipal Assembly, has received national praise for her humane service to a birthing mother.
The 29-year-old midwife was captured in a photo transporting a mother who had just given birth in a tricycle to a referral health facility in the Bawku Municipal Assembly, Upper East Region on Saturday, August 16, 2019.
Belinda Zumebome, whose selfless act was captured in a photo, highlights the poor working conditions of health workers in the country and the near death experience pregnant women undergo to deliver their babies.
As a midwife at the Asikiri CHPS compound in Bawku Municipal Assembly, Belinda Zumebome, had been compelled to provide the health need of a new mother in a moving tricycle.
She was captured in a cringing photo transporting a birthing mother in a moving tricycle while she administered intravenous fluids (drip) on the birthing mother.
Belinda Zumebome has been working as a midwife in the Bawku Municipal Assembly for the past five years and this humanitarian service has highlighted her selfless nature.
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YEN.com.gh understands Belinda Zumebome was working with the help of Suzanna, the nurse in charge of the Asikiri CHPS compound.
They had conducted a successful delivery and Belinda had ruled out Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) and recommended a referral for better medical care.
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