Fighter General of the Economic Fighters League, Hardi Yakubu has underscored the need for the country to interrogate Ghana’s dilapidated health infrastructure, and what he has termed a broken health system caused by years of woeful under-investment in the health sector.
He premised his concern over the decision to airlift Finance Minister-designate Ken Ofori-Atta to the United States to seek medical care following post-covid-19 complications.
He quizzed the number of Ghanaians who would be able to afford to fly out of the country to seek medical care like the Minister-designate.
“How many citizens have the ability to fly out of Ghana for advanced medical treatment? In fact how many can even afford the wobbly health system we have in Ghana when poverty rears its head high across the country?
When you and I are sick, we have no option but to patronise the hospitals, clinics etc that have been deliberately help to rot. Hospitals without doctors, drugs or health care equipment, pregnant women delivered on the floor, no beds for patients.”
“When the Communities Facilities Report was released by the Ghana Statistical Service, it was revealed