The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said that as a developing country, Nigeria was unlikely to meet the recommendation of the United Nations and the World Health Organisation’s ratio of one doctor to 600 patients. Ngige said this at the two-day quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Health Commissioners Forum, on Friday,…
At the heart of the long-drawn, ping-pong blame-game between the resident doctors on one hand and the Ministry of Health/Labour and Employment on the other is the sanctity and priceless nature of the life of an average...
Only improved labour administration through closer cooperation among member countries of the African Regional Labour Centre (ARLAC) will equip them for increasing challenges in the world of work...
The health sector may be shut down next month, compounding the woes of Nigerians seeking healthcare as the umbrella body of all medical doctors in the country, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)...
The Forum of Chairmen of Health Institutions in Nigeria (FCHIN) has charged the Federal Government and National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to reach a compromise on the ongoing strike in the interest of Nigerians.
The Federal Government has set the end of October for the payment of the arrears on the consequential adjustment on minimum wage owed to members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions...
There seems to be no resolution in the ongoing strike by Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) after 23 days, as they insist that the Federal Government must withdraw its suit against them at the National Industrial Court and...
Contrary to initial hope that the ongoing industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) will be suspended today due to an agreement reportedly reached, it has emerged that the sustenance.....
The Federal Government says it will begin implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Monday (Aug. 23) to end the indefinite strike
There are indications that the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) may suspend its 21-day old strike soon as President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the dismantling
Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has waded into the industrial face-off between the National Association of Medical Doctors (NARD) and the Federal Government.
The National Industrial Court (NIC) has adjourned, till September 15, a suit instituted by the Federal Government against striking doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).