The government of Ghana has paid all the arrears relating to the migration of public sector workers onto the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). Government has also for the first time provided its own inputs for negotiations in connection with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic package. This was disclosed by the Minister for Finance, Hon Seth Terkper, when he addressed a sensitization workshop on the 2015 budget in Accra. The workshop held annually for Regional Budget Officers, Regional Information Officers and cinema Van Commentators was to apprise them on policies and highlights of the 2015 statement and economic policy of government. The objective was to equip the officers with information for dissemination of budget information in their respective regions.
The Deputy Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mrs. Helen Mona Quartey, has stated that health can only thrive in a healthy economy. Mrs Quartey said the Ministry had, therefore, embarked on number of programmes to achieve macro-economic stability that would take the nation to a higher middle income level and which would require a healthy labour and population to go along with it.