Minister of Well being, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu
Ghana’s Well being Ministry has introduced a particular life insurance coverage cowl for well being personnel and allied professionals on the forefront of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response.
A letter signed by the Minister of Well being, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu and addressed to all heads of the companies inside the sector, disclosed that that frontline workers concerned within the COVID-19 response have been insured beneath Group Life cowl with an assured sum of GHS 350,000 per life.
Personnel attending to sufferers with vital sickness have been assured a sum of GHS 25, 000 per life, whereas those that will deal with individuals with any type of incapacity have an insurance coverage of GHS 10,000 per life.
The whole premium of the insurance coverage packages complete GHS 10,309,919.94.
“As a well being skilled and allied professionals on the frontline of the COVID 19 response, I seize the chance to thanks and your households sincerely for the sacrifice to this nationwide problem,” the letter states.
“The Gormvernnet of Ghana wish to talk to the Heads of Companies that the frontline workers concerned within the response have been insured beneath the [above] cowl.”
“Please be aware that the Allied Professionals embody all women and men who’ve been deployed to answer COVID-19. Please deliver this to the eye of all workers deployed and please guarantee the suitable documentation of the method which is strategic for the subsequent steps”.