The Methodist Church Ghana has
organised its third annual Health Professionals Conference in Accra with a call on health professionals to cultivate a sense of empathy to motivate them to deliver quality services .
Corrupt health professionals
Delivering a keynote address on the theme: “Medical Missions -Demonstrating Christian Faith and Love in the society” at the Wesley
About 350 health professionals, including doctors, pharmacists, nurses and laboratory assistants, across
Christian health professionals “A Christian health professional is first and foremost a steward. What this means is that Christian stewardship affects public witness. We come to Christ as individuals, but then after
He charged them to lead lives that bore witness to who they were, explaining that “our actions are meant to serve the public good. This is important because oftentimes, we understand Christian witness only in terms of telling people about Christ and getting them to say the sinner’s prayer.
“Christian witness is more than that. It includes living out the faith in a way that bears testimony to the fact that we are called of God.”
Corruption in Ghana
Expressing concern about corruption in Ghana, he said it had reached epidemic proportions. “In the health sector, for example, corruption ranges from the neglect of duty to the charging of
“The homes of certain health professionals, including pharmacists, nurses
Recalling the incident where a 70- year-old man, Prince Anthony Opoku
“I challenge you rather
The Administrator of the Methodist Church Ghana, Bishop Kofi Osbourne, charged Christian health professionals to be motivated by the good works of Jesus for them to serve their clients in a better way.
For his part, a former Director-General of the Ghana Health Services,