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).
JOHESU urges states’, councils’ health workers to join strike
Following the inability of the Federal Government to meet the demands of the striking health workers, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has directed state and local council health workers to join the strike nationwide with effect from midnight, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The National Chairman of JOHESU, Josiah Biobelemoye, who spoke with journalists yesterday…
Man jumps to death at UCH
A man in his early 50s yesterday morning committed suicide by deliberately plunging from the fifth floor of the administrative building of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State.
JOHESU demand not practicable, acceptable - Minister
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Monday that the demand by striking Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) for salary parity with medical doctors was neither practicable nor acceptable.
JOHESU’s strike adds to the killing spree
Under normal circumstances, on daily basis, an average of 20 people are killed in Nigeria from road crashes, robbery incidents, domestic violence and other forms of criminality targeted...
JOHESU Strike: Patients demand care, love
Patients and their relations in Gusau and Benin on Friday called for care and love as the JOHESU nationwide strike entered its third day. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zamfara and Edo States reported that normal healthcare services have been disrupted by the strike. While some patients were seen being attended…
JOHESU nationwide strike takes toll on UITH, Lagos hospitals open for work, provide services
The ongoing strike by the Joint Health Sector Union JOHESU is taking its toll on the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), as it entered its third day today. The work to rule industrial action was declared by the non-doctors of the nation’s hospitals, especially, teaching hospitals and federal medical centres.....
Health workers begin indefinite strike tomorrow over non-implementation of agreement
Health workers in the country under the auspices of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) would begin an indefinite strike tomorrow as a result of non-implementation of agreement reached with the Federal Government.
Health workers to shut down hospitals April 18 over alleged breach of agreement
Health workers, under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), have issued a 30-working day ultimatum for the Federal Government to implement their demands, beginning from March 15, 2018.