Doctors stitch 19 accident victims with bare hands
Medical doctors at Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Edo State, last Saturday applied sutures with bare hands on 19 accident victims.The injured passengers were rushed to the hospital following a multiple car crash that occurred in Estako West Local Government Area of the state.
Doctors, pharmacists disagree on consultancy cadre approval for health workers
There appears to be no end in sight to the recent imbroglio between doctors and pharmacists in Nigeria.Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmaceutical Association of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos branch have condemned the doctors’ that is the Nigerian Medical Association ....
JOHESU urged to suspend strike, as Benue NMA backs out
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Plateau State branch, is worried that demands by the striking Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) are ill motivated, misguided and mischievous.
Court order: JOHESU yet to suspend strike, vows to continue action
Over 24 hours after the National Industrial Court ordered members of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to call off their strike and resume work within 24 hours, the union members are yet to resume duties in Lagos State and across the country.
JOHESU’ s strike and needless loss of lives
I was not unaware of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) members’ indefinite industrial action which commenced nationwide on April 18, but did not really give it much consideration as it was viewed as one of the usual national brouhahas that will somehow fizzle out with time.
NMA urges FG to declare JOHESU illegal, warns unions against assaulting doctors
The Kaduna State Branch Chairman of the association, Dr. Abdulrahman Shu, who spoke yesterday at press conference organised in the state to declare the position of NMA regarding the present strike by JOHESU, said doctors in Kaduna had been going about their legitimate duties in all public health facilities across the state.
Senate begs JOHESU to end strike over fresh Ebola outbreak
The Senate yesterday pleaded with the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to call off the strike it embarked upon over three weeks ago, which has affected the health sector across the country. JOHESU had on April 18, embarked on industrial action due to what it described as the insensitivity and lackadaisical attitude of drivers of the…
JOHESU strike: Bauchi state health workers join strike, patients stranded
Bauchi state health workers have joined the ongoing strike as directed by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), grounding activities at the state hospitals, leaving patients stranded. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent who visited General Hospital in Bayara town and the Specialists’ Hospital, Bauchi Metropolis on Monday, reports that health workers had deserted…
ESUTH health workers to join JOHESU strike on Tuesday
Enugu State Teaching Hospital (ESUTH) health workers under the auspices of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has said that it will begin an indefinite strike Tuesday midnight. Mr Ben Asogwa, the Chairman of JOHESU, ESUTH chapter, disclosed this while addressing members of the union on Monday in Enugu. Asogwa blamed Enugu State Government for the…
Hospitals count loses as health workers strike persists
As the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and federal government failed to reach a consensus, teaching hospitals across the country have lamented on the damage the action posed on the health sector.
Doctors threaten action, reject pay parity, consultancy cadre, others
Doctors under the auspices of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have threatened to resume strike if the Federal Government failed to meet the demands of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA).