Director-General in Charge of Police Welfare COP Maame Yaa Tiwaah Addo-Danquah has been appointed as a Chairperson of a 11 member Police Coronavirus Technical Committee to oversee the management of COVID-19 within the Police Service.
This was revealed during the Season two edition of Alert with Adam Bonaa which streamed live on Facebook.
According to him, the terms of reference of the Committee established by the Inspector General of Police Mr James Oppong-Boanuh include: the continuous education of personnel on COVID-19 pandemic, Provision of adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to frontline staff and any other appropriate persons , Monitoring of all personnel across the country for traces of infections, Establishment of isolation center for personnel and dependents v. Psychological counselling of staff both affected and infected, Fumigation and disinfection of police establishments and Any other related matter.
Other members of the group he revealed on the show includes DCOP/Dr Samuel Otu-Nyarko, Epidemiologists (P/H), ACP/Very Rev. Frank D. Twum-Baah, Police Church, C/Supt/Mr Edwin Kofi Dey, Headquarters Estates, Supt/Mrs Sheilla K. Abayie-Buckman, Dir/PRO, Supt/Dr Frank Duodu, Physician, Police Hospital, DSP/Dr Edem Wormenor, Lab Scientist, P/Hospital, ASP/Mr Emmanuel Baba Asibilla, Disease Control (P/H), ASP/Mr Foster Sanctity Nanewotor, Psychologist (P/H), ASP/Ms Mary Mirekua Tandoh, Senior Nurse (P/H) and ASP/Mr Emmanuel Ato Gand, SO/Welfare.
This comes in the wake of confirmed reports that about 7 police personnel have tested positive for the virus in the Upper East Region.
It has been confirmed that about 137 personnel from the Upper East Regional Police Command have so far been asked to self-isolate as their samples have been taken for testing at Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR).