Major shake-up hits Ghana Health Service; 8 Directors moved
The Ghana Health Service said the transfer is “part of measures being taken to strengthen healthcare delivery at all levels.”
The transfer which takes effect from October 1 this year, is contained in a letter dated August 7, 2017, and signed by the General of the GHS, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare.
The affected directors in the reshuffle include Dr. Kofi Issah, who is moving from the Upper East region to Brong Ahafo; Dr. Timothy Letsa, reposted from Brong Ahafo to the Volta region; Dr. Joseph Teye Nuertey, transferred from Volta to the Upper West region and Dr. Winfred Ofosu, reassigned from the Upper West to the Upper East region.
The others affected are: Dr. Jacob Mahama, who has been moved from the Northern region to the Western region; Dr. Emmanuel Tinkorang, the Western Regional Director, now shifted to the Ashanti; Dr. Alexis Nang-Baifubah, Ashanti Regional Health Director, dispatched to Central region and Dr. Samuel Kwashie, the Central Regional health boss, is going to the Northern region.
“The affected Directors are entreated to properly hand over to their colleagues with detailed handing over notes, copies of which should be submitted to this office, prior to their assumption of duty in their new regions,” the statement added.
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