Nana Aba Anamoah, a famous broadcaster has allege that some medical practitioners have been taking bribe to change the result of COVID-19 test of some people who have been tested.Discussions are being made on social media due to the rise of COVID-19 in the country and it seems Ghana is failing in the conquering of the deadly virus.
Giving reply to one of her followers on Twitter, Nana Aba Anamoah claimed that some of the health practitioners take bribe to change the result of Covid-19.
This is what she wrote : “Sister, some of our people are charging 500 cedis to change a positive result to negative” and this post was sighted by Ghanaweb.com
She additionally denounced the Ghana Health Service and Ghana Medical Association for following the instructions of political affiliates due the pressuring from them.
She added that the government cannot claim that the political activities can’t be accused for the rise in cases have been ignored by Healy practitioners she has communicated with. “During the campaigning season, Ghana Health Service, Ghana Medical Association, etc. pandered to the whims of politicians and remembered medicine & science only after elections.”
In an address which was been given by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on COVID-19, he cautioned that research facilities who neglected to supply continuous information on the tests they lead will be dealt with under the law.
“Government is intensifying its strategy of enhanced 3 Ts, i.e. tracing, testing and treating, to allow us identify infected persons, isolate them, and treat them. A considerable number of contact tracers are being mobilised to follow up on contacts of all who test positive.
“All laboratories, public and private, must supply, in real-time, data on all persons tested on the common platform established by the Ghana Health Service. There will be sanctions against laboratories who fail to comply. We have also provided additional logistics, including vehicles, to the Ghana Health Service for the supervision and monitoring of asymptomatic cases being managed from home” the president stated.