Newborn babies & mothers sleep on the bare floor at Manhyia Government Hospital

Newborn babies & mothers sleep on the bare floor at Manhyia Government Hospital

- Mothers and their newborn babies have been captured in a viral video lying on the bare floor at the Manhyia Government Hospital in Kumasi

- The ward was packed in the footage and the only form of support most of them had was thin layers of cloth

- Newborn babies and their mothers are regarded to have delicate health conditions that require maximum healthcare and comfort

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A disturbing video has surfaced on social media showing the deplorable state of nursing mothers lying on the bare floor with their day-old babies.

The footage sighted by YEN.com.gh on the verified Twitter handle of Ameyaw Debrah was taken at the Manhyia Government Hospital in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, as the voice-over in the footage indicated.

The only layer of support that lay between the mother, their kids, and the floor in the video were thin cloths instead of comfortable mattresses at least.

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Mothers and their newborn babies are known to be in delicate states of mind and health and therefore require maximum attention, care and comfort to help them get stabilized properly.

It is not clear why the Ghana Medical Association or the Ghana Health Service have not been able to provide good healthcare conditions for all mothers.

It is hoped that the situation will be curbed quickly particularly at places likes the Manhyia Government Hospital in Kumasi which is not a rural area.

Video of newborn babies & mothers on bare floor at Manhyia Government Hospital in Kumasi
Video of newborn babies & mothers on bare floor at Manhyia Government Hospital in Kumasi Credit: @ameyaw112
Source: Twitter

Meanwhile, Abraham Yeboah, a 54-year-old homeless man in Ghana has developed a tumour on his right eye that has become a big headache as he has no means of getting treatment for it.

According to a post put up in search of aid for Abraham by Celebritiesbuzz, it is indicated that the man has already taken a CT scan to determine the depth of the tumour.

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It is reported that he has been asked to see a specialist on March 5, 2021, after which the final costs of the procedure to be carried out will be determined.

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