GHATI: Health Institutions gives Gov’t a week to respond to unpaid allowances

Health Institutions gives Gov’t a week to respond to unpaid allowance

The Ghana Association of Health Training Institutions (GAHTI), has petitioned the Ministry of Health to address the concerns of its students body who have not recieve their allowances.

In statement enclosed to the Minister of Health and Director in charge of Health Institutions, the association said majority of it’s members who are Ghanaian nurses and midwives do depend on the monthly allowance to aid in their welfare and school fees.

According to the Association, lives of student nurses and midwives is uncomfortable on campus since they have not received their monies and while the academic year is ending it is uncertain how students will end the semester.

In the petition signed by the National President of the Association, Ahmed Ndaago Ateah, they want the government to “address the issue as a matter of urgency, we look forward to a positive feedback an honor for us and indeed for the entire student nurses and midwives ”

They therefore gave the government from 22nd to 29th November, 2019 for the matter to be addressed before student begins end of semester examinations.

” we would appreciate if you could give us feedback by 29th November 2019″

GAHTI, is a group established 1999 with a composition of both public and private nurses and midwives with an aim to promote and protect its members.

The group since it’s inception has been working hard to make sure that its members abide by ethics of health profession.

Below is the full petition

Report filed by Akpene Adubra (

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