In your eyes,
I can see sorrow;
In your face,
I read disappointment
From past years;
Your lips shiver
In utter disbelief;
Your looks paint
A gloomy picture
Of uncertain tomorrow;
I write this
From a troubled heart...
The National Health Insurance Scheme
(NHIS) has come under severe criticism by the opposition New Patriotic Party
(NPP) in particular. In the estimation of the NPP, the scheme has ‘collapsed’.
Analyst and government officials have put up defence for the scheme insisting
that if the scheme as so described to have collapsed would still have people
being registered onto it including even members of the NPP. Some of these
analysts and NPP commentators or relatives also rely on the NHIS for medical
attention and their experience at the various health facilities they may have visited
certainly could have formed the basis of their analysis. So they may not be
entirely wrong in their conclusion.
Accessing healthcare with the
NHIS card comes with some technical challenges especially with regards to where
a patient is receiving healthcare falls under primary, secondary or tertiary status.
If you are NHIS card holder, you can’t access direct healthcare in hospitals
referred to as tertiary hos…
When the sun
Settles behind the horizon
As darkness beckons
And the birds
Return to their nests
Then we will recount
And render accounts accordingly:
Of broken shells of egg
Of scars of tortoise
Like market women...