Against widespread reports, the Federal Government, yesterday, maintained that it was not owing the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) or any health worker nationwide.
The Federal Government has said it will only withdraw the case it filed against the striking resident doctors if they resumed work.
Nigeria’s health sector challenge has become a bad ulcer thriving on the medications of doctors’ exodus occasioned by harsh working conditions, poor remuneration, deteriorating facilities, insecurity and the harsh economic realities.
The whole spectrum of medical and health services may collapse in the next two weeks, if the Federal Government does not fulfil the terms of agreement it had with health and medical workers.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association have issued the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum, saying they will commence an indefinite strike over outstanding welfare issues with the union. Mr Biobelemonye Josiah, JOHESU’s National President, said this in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris…
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...
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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...