The National Communication Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress has described the purchase of the Sputnik V vaccine at a whopping 19 dollars per jab as a rip-off of public purse. It has emerged that the government of Ghana through two middlemen have purchased the Sputinik V vaccine at $19 instead of $10 as it is being sold across the world.
The Ministry of Health broke silence over the reported purchase of overpriced Sputnik V vaccine made in Russia. The ministry's intervenes with a short statement on Facebook following a public outcry over the reports. 3news and Ghanweb and other online portals have published the claims under the heading: Ghana allegedly buys overpriced Sputnik V vaccines through Middlemen, the ministry said.
The initial price quoted was US$25, but this was negotiated downwards to US$19. This is the result of the cost build-up to the ex-factory price of US$10 perdue's taking into account land transportation shipment insurance handling and special storage charges as explained by the seller these are the factors which led us to agree the final price of US$19 per dose - Kwabena Boadu, Chief Director of Ministry of Health.
Captioned as, "No one comes to the Sputnik V Vaccine except through Sheikh", Tilapia De Cartoonist has dropped another banger but educative cartoon. This cartoon gives a vivid description of how the government engages middlemen in the purchase of vaccine rather than the normal government-government transaction.
Right from the onset, when the Ministry of Health (MoH) gave out a press release to announce the coming of another release, which was to explain the controversy surrounding the purchase of Sputnik V vaccines, almost an unprecedented move, many became alarmed. The deal could be untidy.
It looks like some Ghanaian Ministers and their ministries are beginning to lose it at this early stage of the Akufo Addo second term of office. Point of reference, is the ministry of Health, headed by Hon. Kweku Agyemang Manu. The government of Ghana, through the ministry, has been reported to have gotten into a middleman transaction to purchase Covid-19 vaccines which has cost the nation more than the normal price.
Minister of Health, Kweku Agyeman Manu. The Ministry of Health has reacted an investigative piece by a Norwegian newspaper that Ghana bought overpriced Sputnik V vaccines. According to the newspaper, the cost of a dose of the Russian made vaccine is $10 but Ghana got it for $19 in the open market through intermediaries, Sheik Ahmed Dalmook and his aide Umar Farooq Zahoor.
A supplier, S. L. Global Limited according to investigations has revealed that this entity was contracted by the Ministry of Health to purchase the Russian Coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik for $26 per dose for a whopping $130,000,000 million. This comes at the back of the leaked report from a Norwegian media house and an investigative report that was conducted by one Norwegian Journalist, Markus Tobiassen.
On Thursday, March 13, 2020, Ghana's Ministry of Health confirmed the first two cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19).The individuals had arrived in Ghana from Norway and Turkey, according to officials.These imported cases sparked Ghana's first touch tracing procedure, allowing hundreds of cases to be identified in a short period of time.
The Ministry of Health has issued a press release in response to claims from the Ghana Nurse-Midwife Trainee Association alleging the non-payment of eight months trainee allowances.In the press release, the Ghana Health Service stated that its attention has been drawn to a publication in some traditional and social media platforms about a press release written and circulated by the Ghana Nurse-Midwife Trainee Association alleging non payment of eight months of Nursing and Midwifery trainee allowances.
In a letter dated 27th April,2021 the Management of Ministry of Health has clarified the demands made by Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwifery Council that Government owes Nurses and Midwives eight(8) months allowance .Ministry of Health (MoH ) has denied owing the 2019/2020 Nurses and Midwives eight months allowance .The Ministry however admitted to owing Nurses and Midwives who were admitted in September 2020 three(3) months allowance ie January, February and March,2021.
Nurses Trainees in Ghana are currently the happiest people as the Government has finally paid 3 Months of their Monthly allowances after several Months of complaints of non payment of the allowance. According to information from a number of trainee nurses, they have received their unpaid Monthly allowance for 3 Months today.
Thanks for clicking this article,please follow AkuaNews for more information.We came on this earth but our destiny is unknown.The entire health ministry, the family and the loved ones of Jennifer Konadu wishes to inform the populace that,today mark the 40th day of the sudden demise of their beautiful daughter Jennifer Konadu.This beautiful nurse was very hardworking nurse who served this nation through her career.He worked massively towards the progress of the health ministry in this country.She was working at Agona Asaman government hospital(Midwifery department)The sudden demise of this beautiful nurse occurred in April which causeed enough sorrows within the hearts of Ghanaians.Her sudden demise has caused a lot of sorrows within the hearts of her family members as well,please follow this article as I showcase some images of her funeral, these images are shown underneath.
I want to use this opportunity through the media to draw the attention of the President, Ministry of Health (MOH), ministry of finance (MOF) and the Ghana Federation Of Allied health professions (GFAHP) about the delay payment of Allied health professionals who are currently doing their internship (National Service) across the country.
The Ministry Of Health has officially released the admission forms for the Nursing and Midwifery Training College.Interested applicants are advised to read the Admission requirements before they proceed.Applicants can buy through the banks(GCB and ADB) or Mobile Money.Preferably this is a simpler way of purchasing the Nursing and Midwifery Admissions form in the comfort of your homes.
Sounding as tears of joy for the Nurse Assistant Clinicals (NAP) and Nurse Assistance Preventives (NAP), they will start work in 2021. This revelation was made by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in a public notice. It is worth noting that the captured Nurses have been at home for almost two (2) years after successfully completing college and passing the Nurses and Midwives Council (NMC) licensing examination.
The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today, 16th May 2021 gave his 25th address to the nation on the measure his government is putting to stop the spread of the deadly COVID-19 which has killed hundreds of Ghanaians since March 2020.
Thank you to all our readers and followers coming with us this far.Before reading, we would like to remind you to kindly like, follow, and share for others to read as well.Thank you.A man has raised an alarm, making wild allegations against Ghana's ministry of health.
In response to the press released by the Ministry of health in relation to GMNTA DEMAND 8 MONTHS ALLOWANCE OWED TRAINEE NURSES AND MIDWIFES BY THE GOVERNMENT.The leadership of trainee nurses have released another press statement today 28th April 2021 indicating that; GMNTA have not stated in anywhere that the Ministry of health have stopped the payment of trainee nurses allowance but rather they only lamented on the chronic pace at which it is paid which has lead to the unprecedented arrears owed trainee nurses and midwifes allowance in Ghana.
A girl in northern Mali is stated to have given delivery to 9 children.This is Halim Cissa, 25 years old.Initially, AFP did now no longer absolutely record the beginning.She reportedly gave start on Tuesday four May 2021.The Mali authorities introduced that it had added 9 infants via the Ministry of Health.