Politics of Wednesday, 25 November 2020Source: www.ghanaweb.comNDC's free primary healthcare promise only a campaign rhetoric - Danquah InstituteExecutive Director of Danquah Institute, Richard AhiagbahPublic policy analysis and research centre, Danquah Institute, has described as vain, a promise by the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress to pursue a Free healthcare policy if elected. He said the NDC administration which preceded the current Akufo-Addo government supervised an ailing health sector which had been overridden by debt. Mr Ahiagbah added that the NHIS which was introduced by the NPP in 2003 was nearly collapsed by Mahama government. “It is worth noting that the Free Primary Health Care Policy is premised on the non-payment of premiums. According to John Mahama the Free Healthcare will be the largest social intervention programme in the country.
Source: GhanaWeb November 25, 2020 16:11 UTC