The Traditional Doctor in charge of the Power Specialist Hospital located at Fayiase on the Kumasi Lake Bosumtwe road in the Ashanti Region, T/Dr. Akosua Adu Akyaa has passionately appealed to the government to take a second look into a situation where patients are debarred from using their National Health Insurance cards to access health facilities in the herbal hospitals and clinics, reports King Amoah Content Writer of in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.
The herbalist underscored that the situation has become a major challenge to some patients who prefer to access health facilities from herbal hospitals to the orthodox ones.
Besides the patients who prefer treatment from the qualified herbal hospitals and clinics, the situation also affect the operations of the qualified herbalists across the country, hence the humble appeal to the government for urgent attention.
T/Dr Akosua Adu Akyaa noted that there are many qualified registered herbal hospitals and clinics in the country who deserve to be given access to handle patients who have NHIS cards.
Therefore it would be worthwhile if her appeal is given the necessary attention to enable those qualified herbal hospitals and clinics contribute their quota towards the health delivery system in the country.
That was not all, she further made a passionate appeal to the government to come out with measures that could discourage the public from using chemicals to spray and flush out some important herbs from the system.
T/Dr Akyaa said the nation stands the risk to loose all it’s potential herbs used to treat patients if chemicals are allowed to use to spray the herbs, especially those herbs within the neighborhoods.
The herbalist made the appeal when she was addressing a press conference to announce her 9th prestigious awards that she has so far grabbed from the local and international scenes respectively.
Power Specialist Hospital Ltd, having it’s headquarters at Kumasi Feyiase on the Lake Bosumtwe road in the Ashanti Region with branch offices in Accra and Takoradi, T/Dr Akosua Adu Akyaa appealed to the general public to refer their cases to the outfit for proper medical attention.
Pictures attached:T/Dr Akosua Adu Akyaa displaying her awards to journalists after the press conference.
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