Unemployed Doctor Cries Out in Video: “The Grass Here Is Dry”

Unemployed Doctor Cries Out in Video: “The Grass Here Is Dry”

  • A video of a Ghanaian medical doctor venting over her inability to find a job is trending online
  • The lady, who has been home for months after school, blames the authorities for not doing enough
  • Many people who commented on the video expressed astonishment that a medical doctor is struggling to find work

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A young Ghanaian medical doctor has sparked an emotional reaction online after she took to social media to share her frustration about being jobless.

In a video on TikTok, the young lady, @dr.ruth_kubi, first said that many people find it surprising that a medical doctor like herself is still not gainfully employed after school.

Unemployed Ghanaian doctor cries out in video
Ghanaian medical doctor vents about being jobless. Photo credit: @dr.ruth_kubi
Source: UGC

Doctor highlights unemployment issue

Sharing her plight, she remarked that the unemployment situation in the country, especially for doctors and other health professionals, must be blamed on the government.

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With a look of frustration, she added that her situation as an unemployed medical doctor now re-emphasises the need for her to relocate abroad to realise her dream.

Watch the video below:

Social media users react to concerns by the young lady

Social media users who reacted to the video were astonished that the young medical doctor was still unemployed.

@Stoicrounin commented:

" So you can’t setup your own practice or consultancy or leverage your skills in any other way."

@west reacted:

"After still seeing a medical doctor at home makes me want to drop out of pharm school because what the registrar of pharm council said is just a waste of."

ataaakwei added:

" My 1st time seeing a doctor with piercing oo."

Eshun replied:

" A country called Ghana…we need bold leaders cus my theory is that the west is still controlling us with strings and only hard leaders can resist them."

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Hawa Mohammed said:

"It’s sad truly for all you kw said salaries are in someone’s account accumulating interest."

Aspiring doctor opens up about lack of representation in medicine

Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that a Johannesburg student doctor is challenging stereotypes and highlighting the need for diversity in healthcare. With less than 10 images of black patients in 180 lectures, she questioned the balance in representation.

Speaking to Briefly News, the third-year medical student says she became interested in medicine after witnessing chronic illnesses' profound impact on her immediate family.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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