Crisis looms in health sector over COVID-19 hazard allowance
Another round of crisis appears imminent in Nigeria’s health sector, as the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), yesterday, decried the alleged discrepancies in the COVID-19 hazard allowance
Health workers condemn favouritism, consider withdrawal from isolation centres
Medical workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), have accused the Federal Government of prioritising the welfare of medical doctors
COVID-19: Madagascar solution stirs claims of local organic cure
The search for homegrown solutions to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has gathered momentum. Despite opposition from the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other agencies, traditional/ herbal cures are blazing the trail.
‘Why Nigeria should avoid Madagascar’s COVID-19 drug’
Medical experts in the country, including pharmacists, nurses and laboratory scientists, have opposed the plan by the Federal Government to import a herbal tonic...
Hazard allowance cannot be tied to salary level, seniority, says JOHESU
Health workers excluding medical doctors under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has urged the Federal Government not to tie the payment of hazard allowance to salary and seniority.
NSC restricts access to seaports as JOHESU seeks inclusion in task force
The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has directed restriction of access to only persons offering essential services at the nation’s seaports.
Ekiti JOHESU suspends planned strike over sacked workers
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), Ekiti State Chapter, yesterday shelved the strike already scheduled to commence today (Monday) by members of staff of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital
Why health workers reject concession of facilities at teaching hospitals, by JOHESU/AHPA
Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Association (AHPA) have expressed their condemnation and outright rejection of the approval of the concession of health facilities by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).