Ghana Integrity Initiative Calls For Release Of Report On CHRAJ Boss

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has urged Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood to release a report by the committee that investigated allegations of impropriety against the former CHRAJ boss, Lauretta Vivian Lamptey. Lamptey was suspended as commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) following allegations that she was paying $4,200 monthly…

Striking Doctors Return To Work Today

Public sector doctors have resumed work today after their three-week strike ended on Friday. Though Government has yet to supply doctors with their demanded conditions of service, president of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr. Kwabena Opoku Adusei, said they had decided to end the strike based on appeals from eminent Ghanaians like former president J.A…

National Labour Commission Wades Into Doctors-Government Standoff

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has called for a ceasefire between striking doctors and Government. The ongoing industrial action begun on July 30 was precipitated by the Ghana Medical Association’s (GMA) demand that Government provide public sector doctors with a codified conditions of service document, and Government’s failure to do so. Following separate meetings with…

Gov’t Pulls Out Of Negotiations With Striking Doctors

According to a statement from the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Haruna Iddrisu, Government will no longer negotiate with doctors until the strike is called off. Government has said it cannot negotiate under duress, and it further views the industrial action as illegal. Public sector doctors across Ghana have been on strike since July…

Private Health Insurers Consider Increasing Premiums

Private health insurance providers are considering an upward adjustment of their premiums to reflect current macroeconomic trends. The 23 providers have had to adjust to shocks in the economy, particularly the continuous depreciation of the Ghana Cedi, the ongoing power crisis, high utility costs, high inflation and hikes in fuel prices, which have all directly…

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