Finance ministry gives Health Ministry financial clearance to post 8,076 health professionals

Finance ministry gives Health Ministry financial clearance to post 8,076 health professionals

- Finance Ministry has given financial clearance to the Health Ministry to enable them employ 8,076 health professionals

- The effective date for the appointment of persons to be employed should not be earlier than November 1, 2020

- The ministry stated that the financial clearance expires at the end of December 31, 2020, and cannot be extended afterward.

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A newsletter sighted by YEN.com.gh revealed that the Ministry of Finance has given financial clearance to the Ministry of Health to enable them to employ 8,076 health professionals.

These health professionals who would benefit from this would include Nurse Assistants, Clinical and Nurse Assistant Preventive who completed their education in 2017 from various Public Health Institutions.

The letter, signed by Deputy Finance Minister, Abena Osei-Opare said, the effective date for the appointed person should not be earlier than November 1, 2020.

Health Ministry gets clearance to employ 8,073 health professionals
Communique from the Ministry of Health Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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The ministry of health is however supposed to ensure that the staff who would be considered for posting should have their documents processed in time to help the controller and Accountant-General department effect the payment of their salaries.

The ministry stated that the financial clearance expires at the end of December 31, 2020, and cannot be extended afterward.

Meanwhile in January 2020, as had become the norm for the unemployed nurses, Graduate Unemployed Nurses and Midwives Association (GUNMA) picketed at the premises of the ministry of health demanding to be posted

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In other news, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Monday, June 15, 2020, launched a website to track the “failures” of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).

According to the NDC, the website, www.nppfailedpromises.com, will aid Ghanaians to fact-check the promises made by the NPP government.

The website launched by the opposition NDC will provide detailed accounts and lists of promises made by the NPP in their manifesto and the status of them.

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