Brain drain has returned to medical profession in Ghana; doctors are leaving in droves – GMA

“…as we speak, doctors, nurses are leaving this country in droves, brain drain has returned in full swing.

The General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Titus Beyuo has revealed that medical doctors and nurses are leaving the country in droves.

He said brain drain has returned to the medical profession in Ghana.

Speaking on the New Day show on TV3 Wednesday May 11, Dr Beyuo said “…as we speak, doctors, nurses are leaving this country in droves, brain drain has returned in full swing.

“I know that because I am the General Secretary of the GMA, I wont give you figures immediately,” he said when asked by host Roland Walker to mention how many have so far left the country.

He added “But I can give you some examples, I will give you a unit in one hospital I won’t name, a big hospital in Accra, from January till now, five doctors have left that unit

“We need to do something about it deliberate in this country.”

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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