The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) has told all health workers serving in their facility not to embark on any industrial action or withdraw services following the intended strike the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) and allied association from Monday, September 21, 2020.
A statement signed by CHAG’s executive Director, Peter K. Yeboah said , “of essence , the CHAG secetarait wishes to remind the remind the management and staff of the entire CHAG network that consistent with our unique chritain identity, ideals and ethical values, all CHAG Health facilities do not embark on any idustrail action or withdrawal of services under any circumstances”.
“Accordingly, CHAG Member institutions and staff members are hereby reminded and directed to uphold the CHAG non-strike convention/directive and ensure that staff remain at post to provide valuable professional services in fulfillment of Christ Healing Ministry”, it added.
It added that, ‘Management is also enjoyed to prepare and motivate staff to receive extra workload that may spill over to CHAG facilities whilst the impasse persist’.
The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has notified the government that its members and allied associations including the Ghana Physician Assistants Association and Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anesthetists will withdraw their services from Monday, September 21, 2020.
According to the association, the decision to threaten to strike is part of their demands for improved conditions of service.