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Ignore Mahama’s ‘sakawa’ free primary healthcare promise – Group

The Concerned Citizens Association, Ghana says healthcare financing in Ghana could revert to Cash and Carry if the NDC’s Presidential Hopeful, John Dramani Mahama wins the upcoming Presidential election on December .”While, the current Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led NPP administration is working towards providing Universal health care coverage for all, it appears John Mahama is skimming to disenfranchise the extremely poor and vulnerable who are benefitting from the NHIS, ” the Association alleged in a statement.

On a campaign platform, the former President promised to provide free healthcare whether people possess NHIS ID cards or not.

This, according the Association implies that the NDC is likely to reintroduce Cash and Carry at the secondary and tertiary levels.

The question is, “How is he (John Mahama) going to handle referrals of those without NHIS ID cards? How is the NHIS going to provide continuity of the Healthcare of such patients without NHIS ID cards at the secondary and tertiary levels of care?

Copied from: Ghana web

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