A previous Minister of Health and a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sefwi-Wiawso body electorate, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie has depicted previous President Mahama's free essential Health care strategy as actuarial jabber.
As per him, such an approach is hard to execute as it might squeeze the nation's assets.
" . . You may likewise be compelled to take more charges and weight the minority rare sorts of people who are now troubled with hefty assessments in this nation," he said.
The Presidential applicant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says another NDC government will actualize a Free Primary Health Care Plan to give wellbeing to all Ghanaians.
He focused on, "this will eliminate cost as an obstruction to medical services and guarantee wellbeing for all."
This implies paying little mind to the legitimacy or in any case of one's NHIS card, that individual can get to medical services at no expense at the region level.
Mr. Mahama said the free essential medical care plan, which will be accessible to all patients in CHPS mixes, polyclinics, wellbeing focuses, and area emergency clinics, will guarantee that the most well-known diseases distressing Ghanaians are recognized and treated ahead of schedule, before confusions set in.
Yet, talking on Okay FM's 'Ade Akye Abia' program, the Minister of State at the administration who was extremely instrumental in the usage of the medical coverage strategy clarified that even with the ordinary medical coverage strategy government is presently culminating it.
The Health Insurance strategy simply like each administration accompanies its specialist issues. Indeed, even with this meager few, Ghanaians can't get to it because of the way that they don't have or may have lost their ID Cards.
"It isn't even simple to keep up this sort of medical coverage. It is exceptionally capital concentrated. Be that as it may, in this nation, you have a couple of individuals covering charges.
"So in the event that you need to rehearse this sort of Health Insurance, at that point you will squeeze the meager charges the legislature is taking from the couple of Ghanaians who are making good on their expenses.
"So the Mahama strategy of free essential medical services is simply to mislead Ghanaians for votes," he said.
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