Dr. Nsiah Asare, the Governmental consultant on health, has mentioned that somebody who did not comprehend the country's health system would be the very first to use complimentary primary health care.
Following comments made by the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. John Dramani Mahama that when elected into office he would institute totally free healthcare, adding that "this will eliminate the issue of expense from health care which had been a blockade for a lot of Ghanaians.
According to Mr. Mahama, "in spite of the implementation of the National Medical Insurance Plan (NHIS), there were still flaws in our healthcare system across the nation as such the brand-new policy to be set up would fill these holes and make the system better.
"The totally free primary health care strategy which shall exist in all CHPS substances, polyclinics, health centres, and district hospitals, would make sure that the commonest illness and health problems which plagues Ghana would be dealt with and cure quickly before they progress any even more," he kept in mind.
Nevertheless, the advisor on health to the President stated, in an interview on Hi FM, mentioned that the NHIS was already carrying out successfully and was proving equal health care delivery across Ghana, therefore, the focus of the NPP government was to reinforce the scheme, GhanaPlus.com reported.
Dr. Nsiah Asare included that "primary healthcare is the standard and essential element of every local level to district hospital. It includes getting health care at a policlinic or throughout an emergency treatment at your first point of treatment, weighing of newborn babies, or antenatal scientific. They consist of health services we receive at CHPS Compounds, maternity homes, health centre, and policlinic and at the district healthcare facilities are all primary health care.
"What we believe is that through the toughening of the NHIS scheme we will be able to provide much better medical treatment to all citizens so that none will suffer," Dr. Nsiah Asare insisted.