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By Ebuka Onyeji The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has commended the decision by other health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to shelve their nationwide strike after six weeks. While describing themselves 'leaders of the health sector', the doctors also demanded to play a part

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"You cannot do anything successfully in the health sector without teamwork. During the Ebola outbreak, everyone brought in what they had in experience, expertise, logistics, planning and so on" Olajide Idris-commissioner of health for Lagos state

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Members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) on Monday resumed work at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yola. A visit to the centre saw people trooping into the hospital in large numbers to receive medical attention. Medical and health workers are busy attending to

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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, who commended members for their doggedness and

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The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says it cannot guarantee industrial harmony after a scheduled meeting on June 2. Ugochukwu Eze, the NARD Publicity and Social Secretary, Kaduna State branch, made this known at a news conference, on Thursday in Kaduna. “As the 21 days grace

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has opposed the call by the striking health workers under the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) for the removal of Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The health workers have been on strike for five weeks, disrupting services in Nigeria’s public hospitals. They

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Members of the Red Cross Society of Nigeria have taken over patients’ management at Sokoto Specialist Hospital to cushion the effect of JOHESU strike in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the intervention followed the solidarity strike embarked upon by state health

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For over a month, health workers across Nigeria have been on strike and one of worst affected groups are pregnant women. Dr. Vickie reports… According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), antenatal care can help women to prepare for delivery and understand warning signs during

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