Government urged to re-engineer social policies to grow patriotic citizens.

The chairman of the Ghana Association Medical Laboratory Scientists, Mr. Patrick Nsobila Asabga said discipline in health care cannot be over emphasis adding that, discipline does not come by way of regulations.

Mr. Nsobila said one needs to be discipline by way of putting value in the field of training to be able to live up rightly and adhere to the professional ethics in order to be motivated by patients care.

Mr. Patrick Nsobila Asabga said this during the graduation ceremony at the Advance Global College to pass out eighty five Medical Laboratory Assistants and Pharmacy Technicians in Tamale. He said any professional group who is in to health care delivery, should not be motivated by finance, in order to be patient centered and ethically upright to deliver health to the people.

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists chairman lamented that, the systems and governance structures put in place do not train professionals to become patriotic citizens, and called on government to sit up and re-engineer policies for the state to have social policy in place to grow up citizens who can be patriotic to the values of the nation, but not striving on family support system where money becomes the principal tool for success.

Mr. Nsobla Asabga pointed the health care delivery system which is not isolated by the influence of money that is gradually bringing decadents in the society. He indicated that, laws do not imbibe discipline and fight corruption, rather, it is the training and values that is derive from individuals that bring them as upright citizens to perform their tasks and putting the well being of the general public first.

Source: Abubakar Abdul Kadir/northstarfmonline.com  

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