Taraba adopts National Task Shifting, Task Sharing Policy
The Taraba state government through the state Ministry of Health has joined other states to adopt the National Task-Shifting and Task-Sharing Policy for essential health care services.
NLC, NANNM threaten strike over salary arrears
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have threatened to embark on strike if government fails to pay their two-month salary arrears. Speaking at the opening of this year’s International Nurses and Midwives Week in Abuja, National President of NANNM, Musa Mamman, explained that two months salaries of…
Enugu nurses protest killing of colleague, demand arrest and prosecution of killers
Enugu State Nurses and Midwives under the aegis of the National Association of Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have protested the killing of their colleague, Mrs. Maria Amadi. Amadi, who was shot dead on Thursday, March 27, at about 4pm in front of her residence at Federal Housing estate, Enugu by suspected gunmen that trailed her from the office,…
NANNM decries shortage of nurses, midwives in Nigeria
*Tasks govt on safety of health workers, facilities *Demands gazette of unified scheme of service The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has charged government at all levels to recruit more nurses and midwives if the nation must commit to the reduction of maternal and child mortality rate. The association also said if…
Death rate may rise, as nurses’ strike grounds LUTH
Many more patients have lost their lives, as a result of the five-week indefinite strike by nurses at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.