28 June 2020 – Ghanaian president extends incentive package for healthworkers to September

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The President

Overview: The President announced the extension of the package for health workers by another three (3) months to September. This means all health workers will pay no income taxes for the next three months, i.e. July, August and September. Again, all frontline health workers, as defined by the Ministry of Health, will continue to receive the additional allowance of fifty percent (50%) of their basic salary per month, i.e. for July, August and September.
Full details here: https://www.myjoyonline.com/news/national/akufo-addo-extends-incentive-package-for-health-workers-to-september/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government