Ghana has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the few countries in the world with an effective COVID-19 pandemic management response.
Ghana together with 5 other countries worldwide were shortlisted to have a very innovative plan in the management of the Coronavirus pandemic.
According to WHO, Ghana deserves commendation for measures such as uncompromising compliance with social distancing protocols and strict hygiene principles in fighting the deadly virus.
This feature, according to the Deputy Minister for Health, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye was vouchsafed to the country yesterday, May 7, 2020, after he represented the Minister for Health in a meeting with WHO and the global community.
Dr. Okoe Boye pointed out that WHO was impressed with Ghana’s plan after it was presented to the organization in a virtual meeting through Webinar.
“I thank my boss, the Honorable Minister for Health for giving me the opportunity to present Ghana’s COVID-19 situation today. The presentation was made to the global community in a Webinar that saw Ghana shortlisted as one of 6 countries chosen worldwide to present their inspiring management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ghana has been identified as one of the most innovative and effective countries at the management of the virus,” Dr Okoe Boye narrated.
“This commendation of the country has been possible because of your compliance to social distance protocols and strict hygiene regimens. Together we shall win the COVID-19 battle.” He added.