Samay Nurses And Traditional Midwives Extols Sen. Joseph
Nurses and Traditional midwives at the Samay clinic including residents of Bong county electoral district #2 have extended commendation to Montserrado County Senator Saah H. Joseph for providing $300,000 Liberian dollars to the health center.
The clinic is located in e Moye district#2, which is represented by Deputy House Speaker Prince K. Moye at the 54th national legislature and it caters to more than 15 thousand inhabitants including Samay and surrounding towns.
During a special visit to Bong County especially in electoral district#2 recently, an invitation accorded him (Saah H. Joseph) by Joshua Better, the chief of staff in the offices of Liberia Deputy speaker Moye, Senator Joseph said the placement of professional nurses and Traditional midwives on government payroll must be paramount concern in the 2019 health policy act and as such he remains committed pushing the plight of healthcare workers at the national legislature.
Senator Joseph said after touring the Samay clinic facilities and listening to the many cries of Nurses, Traditional midwives and residents of the district there is a need to give some assistance to the communities through the health sectors especially the Samay clinic with funding and other essential materials for the smooth operation of the center.
The Montserrado County Lawmaker also stated the $300,000 Liberian dollars provided to the clinic is his own way of paying back to Mr. Better and the Liberian people who voted George Manneh Weah as president of the Republic of Liberia which created him the opportunity to serve as Senator for Montserrado.
The lawmaker said the donation was meant to upkeep the facility functioning because the need for a proactive healthcare delivery system is a matter of must under the CDC-led government.
Senator said during the 2018 senatorial by election in Montserrado County, Mr. Better stood with him spending thousands of dollar and sacrificing his lives to get him (Joseph) elected.
Hon. Joseph further assured the Samay clinic administrators that the 31 of July there are 30 medical doctors expected in the country whom will be taken to the clinic and will be conducting testing or surgery for eyes amongst others area and will still stay in the county for at least weeks or month free of charge.
Hon. Joseph also used the medium to extend thanks and appreciations to Liberians for voting to power the Coalition for Democratic Change CDC of President Weah and Vice President Taylor, reaffirming the commitments of the government fullest support in the executions of it Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) for the upliftment of all citizens across the Country.
For his part, Joshua Better thanked the Montserrado County Senator for the timely intervention made and further assured the Ebola Giant the proper usages of the funds.
Elijah Sam Andrew, a resident of Samay wants Hon. Joseph push their interest to the Ministry of Health to ensure that staffers at the clinic are placed on the payroll if the district health system must meet its standard.
Meanwhile, Reverend Keamue the officer in charge of the clinic has promised Hon. Joseph to erect, purchase and recondition the facilities including bathrooms, offices, hospital beds pay some stipend of workers amongst others at the institution.
The Officer-In-Charge of the clinic, Reverend Obediah Keamue revealed that over the last two years staffers at the Samay clinic have not been included on government payroll so as to motivate them to double up their efforts in properly discharging their duties, adding the gesture by the Montserrado County Senator will greatly help to alleviate some of the constraints facing the institution.