Nurses at Yala can't verify NHIS card due to absence of network
The chiefs have pledged to give out land for the establishment of telecommunication network in the area to make life convenient.
Nurses at Yala a village under Tulwe Traditional area have expressed worried about their inability to verify National Health Insurance Scheme cards due to non-existent of telecommunication network in the area.
This according to them has brought about a financial loss in terms of funds generation.
Mr Abdul Aziz Adam who is in charge of the CHPS compound explained to Soireenews reporter, Ibrahim Jajah that inability to verify the NHIS card is a challenge to them for the reason that when a patient visits the clinic, they are unable to verify his or her card due to lack of accessibility, which leaves them no option than to attend to the patient.
He told that Salaga is the only convenient place of network accessibility which is a threat to their work.
Communities affected by the telecommunication challenge are, Yala, Kpalangase,Siedupe, Chokosipe, Mejemipe,Congo, Tulwe, Adape and many more.
Meanwhile, the chiefs and traditional leaders of Tulwe have also expressed dissatisfaction on the issue which has affected businesses and reach out to other communities.
The chiefs have pledged to give out land for the establishment of telecommunication network in the area and are also appealing to telecommunication agencies, stakeholders and opinion leaders to curb their menace.
Ibrahim Jajah, Upper West Regional Correspondent