Unemployed Physician Assistants trained at the Kintampo College of Health have suspended their picketing at the Health Ministry upon the intervention by Deputy Minister of Health, Alexander Abban.
The physician assistants last Monday threatened not to leave the premises of the Health Ministry until they were given specific timelines on when they will be posted.
The about 40 physician assistants who graduated from the Kintampo College of Health in 2016 said several calls on authorities to post them seem to have fallen on deaf ears.
This situation, they said, has negatively affected them hence their protest at the ministry to further drum home their demands.
Speaking to journalists, one of the leaders said, they had called off the action.
“The plan was to picket at the Ministry until posting comes but I will say that the Minister gave us his word and he is saying they have started working on getting clearance for us and that is why we left the premises. The minister said we have not met him in all our dealings and since we had met him he was going to take the matter up seriously and we hope he goes by his word so that things will go on well for everyone”.
Story: Kofi OWUSU TAWAIH
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Pix: Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health