Source: GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani is recording more deaths due to absence of medical doctors to attend to patients since the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) began the industrial unrest.
A security source at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the Hospital, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) during a visit to the facility on Wednesday that uncountable deaths were being recorded at the Hospital.
According to the source it could count as much as 30 deaths since last week, indicating that those who died at night were excluded from the statistics
It said nurses at the facility had failed to attend to and admit several patients who thronged the facility with some in critical conditions.
The source said the nurses were only providing medication to patients who were already on admission.
During the visit many patients were seen distressingly unattended to while that notwithstanding, some more were seen arriving at the facility to also seek medical care.
A Doctor whom the GNA chanced upon, declined to comment on the issue, saying the GMA had asked its members not to speak on any matter concerning the strike.
Attempts made to speak to Dr Jacob Yaw Abebrese, Medical Director of the Hospital failed as he was not on duty while his mobile phone was also switched off.
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