A Senior Enrolled Nurse at the Out Patient Department OPD of the Kperisi Health Centre in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region Mr Sylvester N-yelnyine have assisted a 31year old Deaf and Dumb woman Madam Musah Rashida to give birth to twins by the roadside few metres away from the entrance of In Service Training Centre in the Wa municipality.
In an interview with Radio Progress, Mr Sylvester N-yelnyine indicated that the woman who was on board a Mahama Camboo to Homeland Clinic with her senior sister was in labour on their way and that forced her sister to bring her out to give birth by the road side.
The Senior Enrolled Nurse who was enroute to his duty post disclosed that he was on his way to buy fuel from the Kambali Goil Fuel station into his motorbike when she saw the helpless woman in labour with her sister who could not assist her.
He said upon seeing them as a professional health personnel, he rushed to assist the woman to deliver and within few minutes of his assistance Madam Musah Rashida who was in labour gave birth to twins.
Mr Sylvester N-yelnyine after assisting her to deliver joined the sister new born mother to Homeland Clinic to seek further healthcare. At Homeland Clinic he assisted health personnel to ensure that new born mother was healthy after giving birth.
He admonished his colleagues in the healthcare profession to exhibit professionalism wherever they found themselves and abide by the Ghana Health Service patients charter.
He added that nursing is call to duty and appealed to politicians to stop the practice of protocol list into Health training institutions and facilities whereby the trainees chunked out do not have interest in the profession.
The family of Madam Musah Rashida expressed gratitude to the Senior Enrolled Nurse Mr Sylvester N-yelnyine for his patriotism and defying all odds when he was suppose to be on his way to his duty post at Kperisi but rather assisted their relative to give birth to twins. They called on other health professionals in the region to emulate the good works of Mr Sylvester.
Mr Sylvester N-yelnyine was the in-charge of Boli CHPS Compound who referred little Shahid who was bitten by a snake but later died due to alleged negligence by health personnel at the Wa Municipal Hospital.