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Updated: Health workers begin strike Sept 13

Updated: Health workers begin strike Sept 13

*Wants Keyamo to lead negotiations *Condemn hike in petrol, electricity tariff By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike. The Health Workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care […]

Resident doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Resident doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said. The industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), which represents some 40 per cent of doctors, is the latest in a string of stoppages by medics to […]

Health workers’ strike paralyze Enugu public hospitals

Health workers’ strike paralyze Enugu public hospitals

By Dennis Agbo ALL hospitals owned by Enugu state government have been deserted following an indefinite industrial action embarked upon, on Tuesday, by the state Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, comprising members of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives; Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria and the Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals. […]

Health workers threaten strike, give FG 15-day ultimatum

Health workers threaten strike, give FG 15-day ultimatum

By Chioma Obinna Health workers under the auspices of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, weekend threatened strike over hazard allowance and non-payment of withheld salaries of their members among others. To this end, the workers have issued a 15- day ultimatum to the Federal Government with effect from midnight, Sunday, August, 30th, to meet their […]

Lagos Health Commission admonishes health workers on good electoral conduct

Lagos Health Commission admonishes health workers on good electoral conduct

Dr Adebayo Aderiye, the Chairman, Lagos State Health Service Commission, on Wednesday urged health practitioners to show good professional conduct while participating in the medical electoral process. Aderiye gave the advice on Wednesday during the visit of an eight-man delegate of the newly inaugurated executives of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Lagos chapter. He expressed […]