Home / GENERAL NEWS / Ghana To Send Nurses To UK – Health Minister Reveals

Ghana To Send Nurses To UK – Health Minister Reveals

Spread the love

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, has revealed an imminent bilateral agreement between the Government of Ghana and the British Government to send Ghanaian trained Nurses to the United Kingdom (UK) in exchange for financial considerations.

According to Mr Agyemang Manu, this will be similar to an already existing arrangement with Barbados, where he said Ghanaian nurses are excelling.

The MP for Dormaa Central made this known on Monday, December 5, on the Floor of Parliament during the 2023 Budget debate.

“We are engaging with the government of the United Kingdom, and we are just about to sign a memorandum of agreement after cabinet approval to begin to send nurses for training and work there and come back home after three years.

See also  Today's Newspaper Headlines; Thursday, 23rd December, 2021

“Ghana is going to benefit from the little money that the UK government will pass on. For every single nurse that goes away, when we finish the agreement, it is likely we will get over 1000 pounds to come and support the health system in Ghana. ”


In March this year, Barbados received 200 more Ghanaian nurses to complement the staffing needs of the island country.

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Motley, in an address expressed her appreciation to the government for extending help to her country’s health sector.

See also  Ghana Records 352 Unresolved Chieftaincy Dispute Making The Country Terrorism Threat - Security Expert Says

Ghana and Barbados in 2019 signed an agreement for the recruitment of nurses from Ghana.

The agreement, signed at the Jubilee House, when Mia Mottley, paid a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as part of her official visit to Ghana saw the initial recruitment of over 100 Ghanaian nurses.

There had been concerns over the move, as some had suggested that the nurses could have rather been absorbed into Ghana’s Health Service.




Thanks for reading from MyGhanaMedia.com as a news publishing website from Ghana.

See also  Former Krowor MP, Abraham Laryea Dies Aged 70


Source:  Citinewsroom


Disclaimer: MyGhanaMedia.com is not responsible for this report and its content.
There are four types of content published on   MyGhanaMedia.com daily: curated content; syndicated content; user-generated content; and original content.












Send your news stories to my[email protected] and Chat with us via WhatsApp on +233 200818719





About Adwenpa-Hene

I'm Adwenpa-Hene |Blogger & Broadcaster Journalist. I am the CEO and manager of this noble website. I publish on Entertainment, Sports, Politics, Lifestyle, and Technology. You can also follow Us on : YouTube Channel - My Ghana Media TV, Facebook - MyghanaMedia TV , Twitter - @MyGhanamedia2 & Instagram - My Ghana Media TV. Email Address: [email protected] Contact Us: 0200818719

Check Also

“No Man Born Of A Woman Can Beat Dr Bawumia In The NPP Presidential Elections” – Nana Obiri Boahene

Spread the love The former deputy general secretary for the New Patriotic Party, Nana Obiri …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *