Inadequate staff, bane of healthcare delivery in Offinso North District

DoctorThe Director of Health at the Offinso North District Assembly of the Ashanti Region, Dr. Yaw Eduse Poku has called for help with the inadequate staffing situation within the District’s health institutions.

He tells Supply Officers, Lab Technicians, security personnel, secretaries, Midwives are among the categories of staff short in supply.

Dr. Yaw Eduse Poku made this known during the district’s end of year review meeting at Afrancho.

He mentions residential accommodation and transportation challenges among the difficulties faced by medical staff posted to the remote areas of the district.

For his part the District Disease Control Officer, Richard Avagu called on health workers to make sure they do their best despite the numerous challenges facing the district.

He called on the communities that host the health workers to also help the directorate to make life comfortable for the health workers.



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