Effects of lingering health workers’ strike on Nigerians
It is no longer news that patients in public hospitals across the country have come under severe strains as the nationwide health workers’ strike lingers. The industrial action by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has taken a huge toll on health services delivery in the public hospitals. The challenges are enormous and the experience,…
‘Between Syrian and Nigerian health workers’
I’m really stumped. What with strike action every time in Nigeria embarked upon by health workers trained to save lives. Sometimes you hear the harangue of medical personnel and the display of egoistic attitudes against others in the medical profession that they consider their junior in the pecking order.
World Health Workers Week: Celebrating the heroes that keep us healthy
Going through the health system there are several stops, from the midwives to the counselor through the pharmacist, from the community health workers to nurses and doctors through the laboratory scientists working at various levels to offer care to those in need. These health workers are the backbone of effective health systems and often times…
Experts seek action against extension of manhours for health workers
Experts in the healthcare sector have called for urgent steps to address the extended man-hour medical practitioners go through daily, leading to their early death or general fatigue. They argued that the more an employee stays long on a job, the more fatigue he gets which exposes them to making avoidable mistakes. At a-one day…
Health workers threaten strike, seek National Assembly intervention
The nation’s health sector may shut down if nothing is done urgently by the National Assembly to address the protracted demands and agitations of health workers...
Health workers begin indefinite strike Monday
Mr Ayinde Obisesan, the National General- Secretary of the Association announced this on Saturday in Ibadan, in a directive to the workers.
Health workers protest in Lagos, threaten strike
They marched through the major roads around the secretariat singing solidarity songs and threatening to embark on an indefinite strike on February 27, if their demands are not addressed in the shortest possible time.