Screenshot from a World Health Organization video showing a healthcare worker in Ghana wearing a mask and preparing a COVID-19 vaccine. The caption reads: "I'm encouraging everybody to go for the vaccination."

Ghana: Health worker on the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontline

In 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, healthcare workers worldwide mobilized to treat patients, often putting their own safety at risk. Scholastica Gladys Dery is a nurse at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital in Ghana. With over 25 years’ experience in public health, Scholastica was on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Despite being infected by the virus during the first wave, Scholastica recovered and returned to work to continue saving lives.

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