May 30, 2024

The Medical Practitioner who posted Ghanaian Musician Kuami Eugene’s health condition on social media has reportedly been suspended for three months.

Ghanaian High-life and Afrobeat singer-songwriter, Eugene Kwame Marfo, who goes by the stage name Kuami Eugene is responding to treatment at the University of Ghana Hospital after being involved in a car accident.

Dr. Amina Harou, a medical practitioner in her post revealed that the musician was hospitalized and urged followers to pray for him, violating patient confidentiality protocols in the process.

Her action violated the code of ethics of the medical practice and the hospital protocols.

Meanwhile, Dr. Amina Harou has apologised for her unprofessional conduct.

According to her, she has regrected for the inconvinience her action has caused.

“I am writing to express my sincere apology for the ‘violation of code of ethics’ I made on [Monday 18th March 2024]. I am aware that my actions not only caused inconvenience but also impacted the team’s overall performance. I take full responsibility for my actions and understand the seriousness of the matter.” She said in a statement sighted by Elvisanokyenews.com.

“I am highly regretful of the inconveniences caused to the Patient due to my violation of our ‘Code Of Ethics’. Mistakes are made for lessons to be learned, henceforth, I will not repeat such mistakes in the future, and am trying my best to solve this as soon as possible.” The statement added.

Below is the full statement.

Apology to the public

I am writing to express my sincere apology for the ‘violation of code of ethics’ I made on [Monday 18th March 2024]. I am aware that my actions not only caused inconvenience but also impacted the team’s overall performance. I take full responsibility for my actions and understand the seriousness of the matter.

I am highly regretful of the inconveniences caused to the Patient due to my violation of our ‘Code Of Ethics’. Mistakes are made for lessons to be learned, henceforth, will not repeat such mistakes in the future, and am trying my best to solve this as soon as possible.

I accept the consequences of both my license being suspended for Three months, and will gladly serve my punishment by staying away from any Hospital facility unless been called to.

Sorry, there really is no excuse for what I did. I promise I didn’t have any bad intentions and can only apologise. This is completely and totally my fault. I feel horrible and never meant to upset anyone, please accept my most sincere apology.

Sincerely,

Doc. Amina Haarun

Doctor of Medicine (DoM) /Psychologist/Therapist

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com

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