The 12th batch of seventeen (17) additional Ghanaian nationals was received by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration at the Kotoka International Airport today. This brings the total number of evacuees to 210 as of 3:00 p.m., 9th March, 2022.

The Director for the Information and Public Affairs Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mrs. Worwornyo Agyeman welcomed the students on behalf of the Government. She informed them of the measures that the Government had put in place to ensure their mental health and efforts being made to ensure the continuation of their education.

Dr. Kwaku Brobbey Asenso, a Psychiatrist with the Mental Health Association informed the students about the arrangements that have been put in place to help ease the psychological trauma they suffered from the war in Ukraine.  Dr. Sandra Thompson-Assan, a psychologist from the Mental Health Association in her interaction with the students, described some of the symptoms they are likely to experience and what can be done to assuage them. She indicated that the Authority had commenced providing follow-up services to the students who arrived earlier.

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