COVID-19 exposes Ghana’s healthcare system under Akufo-Addo – John Mahama 

H.E John Dramani Mahama
H.E John Dramani Mahama

The Republic of Ghana as of Thursday, 21st May, 2020 has recorded a total of six thousand, two hundred and sixty-nine (6,269) positive Coronavirus case with one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-eight (1,898) recoveries and thirty-one (31) deaths.

In reference to the fast increasing rate of the Coronavirus case, the former President John Dramani Mahama has accused president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government to have failed to invest into health infrastructure saying, the outbreak of the Coronavirus is a clear indication that, Ghana as a country needs a strong healthcare system to help fight the virus.

“The outbreak of #COVID19 has demonstrated yet again that a strong healthcare system is vital for any country. Access to healthcare is a human right!” He accused.

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The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in a Facebook post in the early hours of Thursday, 21st May, 2020 said, the Republic of Ghana needs to establish telemedicine tools to provide support to the construction and provision of ultramodern and well-equipped hospitals across Ghana. According to him, this will improve access to proper and effective healthcare delivery to every citizen of the country.

“We have to develop telemedicine tools to support the construction and provision of modern and well-equipped health facilities across the country. This will make it easier for every Ghanaian to access quality healthcare. Together, we will build a future #Ghana.” He explained.

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