The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwifery Association (GRNMA) has discovered that 87 of its users have analyzed beneficial for the coronavirus across the place.
In accordance to the Association’s Typical Secretary, 8 of them have recovered even though a person has succumbed to the virus.
David Tenkorang-Twum who was speaking on Pleasure News’ The Pulse Wednesday, also included that 312 nurses and midwives have been uncovered to the virus and are presently underneath mandatory quarantine.
He explained the circumstance as worrying considering the fact that the wellness employees are the most important human methods aiding the country to overcome the virus.
Mr Tekorang-Twum was of the see that inadequate offer of Personalized Protective Machines (PPEs) and other logistics to peripheral wellness amenities has brought about the latest predicament and must be rectified.
“This is what we [GRNMA] have been chatting about, right from the beginning we built it very clear that the focus shouldn’t be focused on only people at the Covid-19 isolation centres,” he explained.
According to him, though two of the nurses who have tested favourable for the virus were at the isolation centre, the greater part of them ended up at peripheral overall health facilities.
For him, health staff at the various health facilities across the nation are a lot more at possibility to the people at the isolation centres.
“For this sickness, someone can have asymptomatically so the nurse or midwife who has no strategy about the particular person you are working with, remaining constructive or adverse is extra at risk to the 1 who knows,” he stressed.
Mr Tenkorang-Twum noted that the continual increase of infection among frontline health employees requirements to be tackled hence, ample protecting suites have to be specified to all overall health facilities.
“It is not that the nurses are not using good care of on their own, the figures could have been a lot more than this, but since of their instruction and the only trouble is that they do not have the enough logistics to just take care of by themselves like they are suppose to.”