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Sarkodie criticizes gov’t over dumsor affecting newborns in hospitals

Michael Owusu Addo, known as Sarkodie, has said something regarding the new blackouts and their unfavorable impacts, especially on healthcare services in the country.

He portrayed the circumstance because of "misplaced priorities" by those in power, in light of a viral video portraying a blackout at the Tema General Hospital.

Following the course of a video showing healthcare workers and mothers struggling to care for babies in darkness using phone lights, there has been increasing criticism of the government led by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo -Addo.

Sarkodie shared the video on his Instagram story on March 27, 2024, under 24 hours after it acquired broad consideration, with the caption,"The Impact when we misplace priorities. we pray for these innocent babies.”

In the latest footage from the hospital, a few mothers are visible utilizing materials to fan their children to mitigate the intensity in the wards following a blackout.

As per reports from Accra-based GHOne television, an infant is accounted for to have died because of the conflicting power supply circumstance at the office. "Sporadic power cut on Tuesday night plunged the neonatal unit of Tema General Hospital into bedlam, bringing about the grievous loss of an infant," the channel posted via virtual entertainment on March 27, 2024.

"The neonatal unit, where newborn children requiring serious consideration are housed, depends vigorously on power to support life-saving gear, for example, oxygen backing and crisis care gadgets.

The generator planned to give reinforcement capacity to the unit is inclined to closing down when over-burden," their post added. At the hour of this report's recording, GhanaWeb couldn't arrive at medical clinic specialists to confirm this affirmation.

Demands for a blackout plan from the Power Organization of Ghana (ECG) have been dismissed by both the utility supplier and the Priest of Energy.

Serve Matthew Opoku Prempeh's explanation that people looking for a schedule ought to make their own has ignited huge analysis on the web, regardless of the service's explanation that the comments were misconstrued.


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