NPP appeals to GMA not to withdraw emergency services

General News of Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Source: NPP Headquarters

On Strike Sign

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has appealed to the members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to “reconsider their threat to withdraw emergency services in the interest of the nation.”

This was contained in a statement signed by the General Secretary of the party, Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie.

The statement also called on government to urgently demonstrate leadership to settle the grievances of the doctors.

Below is the full statement

The New Patriotic Party has taken note of the ongoing strike action by members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and their recent threat to suspend emergency services at the hospitals with effect from 15th April 2013.

We would like to appeal to the GMA to reconsider their threat to withdraw emergency services in the interest of the nation.

We take this opportunity to call on the government to demonstrate, urgently, leadership with regards to the settlement of the grievances of the Doctors since this affects all Ghanaians.

…Signed………….. Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie (General Secretary)

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