Unemployed Medical Doctor Cries Out in Video: "The Grass Here Is Dry"

Unemployed Medical 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

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 sighted by YEN.com.gh 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 doctor vents about being jobless. Photo credit: @dr.ruth_kubi/TikTok
Source: UGC

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-emphasizes the need for her to relocate abroad in a bid to realise her dream.

At the time of writing this report, the video had raked in over 1,000 likes and 50 comments

Watch the video:

Ghanaians 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

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ataaakwei added:

. . .my 1st time seeing a doctor with piercing oo, anaa meyare

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

Hawa Mohammed said:

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

Man becomes a medical doctor

Meanwhile, a Nigerian man vowed to become a medical doctor because of a childhood experience he had when he visited a hospital.

Because her mother worked at the general hospital, he thought she was a nurse, but he found out one day she was a cleaner.

From that moment, he vowed to be a doctor to make his mother proud, and he has finally achieved his dream.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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Nkem Ikeke (Copy editor) Nkem Ikeke is currently a copy editor who also writes for the politics and current affairs desk on weekends. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (2010), and has over 10 years of work experience in the media industry (Reporter, News Agency of Nigeria). Email: n.ikeke@corp.legit.ng

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Israel Usulor (Human-Interest editor) Israel Usulor is a journalist who has 9 years of experience. He worked at The Prime Newspaper and has published articles in TheCable Newspaper. Israel graduated with distinction from Fidei Polytechnic (Mass Commun, 2016). Israel has interviewed Zannah Mustapha, the man who helped negotiate the release of Chibok Girls, and Kunle Adeyanju, who rode a bike from London to Lagos. He covered exclusive stories on Chef Dami during her Guinness World Records cookathon. Email: israel.usulor@corp.legit.ng.

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