The West African Health Sector Unions Network held its 9th plenary session at the Health Services Workers’ Centre, Tema, Ghana, on September 21-22, 2012. In attendance were delegates from Health Services Workers’ Union of Ghana TUC, Ghana Registered Nurses’ Association, Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Sierra Leone Health Services Workers Union, National Private Sector Health Workers’ Union of Liberia and officials of the Public Services International Regional Office for English Speaking (East & West) Africa. The Health Services Workers’ Union of Rwanda was represented in an observer status, while sister unions affiliated to the Ghana TUC as well as the national leadership of the Ghana TUC graced the opening session of the programme.
The meeting deliberated extensively on the state of the sub-region and the national situations in the different countries of WAHSUN member-unions. The delegates also held intensive discussions on deepening the commendable role of WAHSUN and its member-unions in the quest for better health services in the sub-continent.
Read the full communique from WAHSUN.