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Dr Elikem Tamakloe Tests Positive for COVID-19

Dr Elikem Tamakloe Tests Positive for COVID-19 || 

Dr Elikem Tamakloe of Nyaho Medical Centre in Accra (Managing Director) has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Dr Elikem’s positive diagnosis was announced by Media Laison of the Centre Rita Agyeiwaa Rockson.

According to Rita Agyeiwaa Rockson, Dr Elikem’s diagnosis also affected his family but they are all in good health.

“[Dr Elikem’s family] have been self-isolating  and are taking all the medical advice and precautionary measures of covid19,” she said. “They are all doing well.”

Following his positive diagnosis, Dr Elikem recorded a video message to give an update on his health.

“I am currently doing well but felt it important to fully live out the Nyaho leadership standards and commitment to building a culture of trust. The stigma that some have had to endure is unfair, unfounded and has no basis. Through no fault of their own, they have been exposed to an invisible threat, a virus, and now have to keep focused on their journey to recovery, for themselves, their families and their wider community,” Dr Tamakloe said.

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“We all need to continue to do our best and remain disciplined by observing all the recommended preventive measures such as washing of hands with soap under running water, use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers frequently, maintaining 2-metres social distance when in public and in enclosed spaces, wearing of face masks whenever interacting with others and being sensitive to our own health to self-isolate if feeling unwell and seek medical advice as soon as possible for quick diagnosis and treatment”.

Dr Elikem Tamakloe will be taking a short of absence from t Nyaho Medical Center at this time to focus on his recovery.

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Source: GhanaHealthCheck.com   || Dr Elikem Tamakloe Tests Positive for COVID-19 ||

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