Federal Government health workers resume negotiation today
Health workers, under the auspices of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Healthcare Professional Associations, will today resume negotiation with the Federal Government. National President of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), Dr. Obinna Ogbonna....
Nigerian health workers end strike: union
Nigerian health workers have called off a six-week strike over pay and conditions that paralysed services in state-run hospitals and health centres, a union leader said on Friday.
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JOHESU alleges plan to proscribe union, says strike to end soon
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has alleged that the Federal Government is threatening to proscribe the union if it fails to suspend its ongoing strike.National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr. Josiah Biobelemoye, who disclosed this at an emergency consultation meeting of all state and zonal leaders.....
Strike: JOHESU confirms receiving court order
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Saturday confirmed receiving an Order of Interim Injunction from the National Industrial Court (NIC) compelling it to immediately resume duties. Addressing an emergency news conference on behalf of the national body of JOHESU in Abuja, Dr Godwin Okara, the Chairman, Assembly of Healthcare Professionals Association (AHPA), said the…
JOHESU summons emergency meeting over court order
Following an order of interim injunction compelling the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to immediately resume duties and ostensibly considering the intervention of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the union has summoned an emergency consultation meeting of all state and zonal leaders tomorrow for tomorrow...
JOHESU strike: Senate intervenes to end action
Senate President Bukola Saraki, after a meeting with the leadership of JOHESU on Thursday, where he listened to their grievances and demands, yesterday, met with the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and the Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige, to hear their own side of the issue.
NMA accuses JOHESU of disrupting services offered by doctors
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has accused striking health workers of disrupting services offered by its members in government-owned hospitals nationwide by locking up clinical service points and equipment.
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 ....