The king of comedy, Kweku Sintim-Misa well known as KSM is here to give an advice to Ghanaian doctors. The award winning, social commentator, TV host and stand-up comedian believes his suggest on how to deal with strike actions can improve the health sector.
Read the letter below
I really do think you deserve better. I fully understand your anger and frustration and even agree with your decision to go on strike.
My only appeal is that you device a new strike format that is able to target. I call it “Targeted Strike Action”. (TSA) In your case, the target will be GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS – Those who ARE RESPONSIBLE for the current condition you are in. They are the ones that should suffer from your STRIKE ACTION.
Ironically, they don’t. In the heat of the STRIKE ACTION, they go to the EXPENSIVE PRIVATE clinics, where you (The same Doctors on strike) take care of them with TENDER LOVING CARE. Meanwhile, their house-helps, drivers and other like them, will be turned away from Government hospitals becauseDoctors are on strike. I will really love to see you TURN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AWAY FROM BOTH GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS.
So my dear Doctors, let me see you do a TSA this time. Otherwise, those who will really suffer are those who respect you and support your call for better service conditions. Above all, they are those who have nothing to do with the poor conditions of service dished out to you by Government.
i remain, yours Truly