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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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By Ayodamola Owoseye The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has directed the governing boards of federal tertiary health institutions to convene emergency meetings of boards and order back to work striking health workers. According to a press statement issued by the ministry on Monday, the minister also

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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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The Chairman of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and National President of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), Comrade Joy Josiah Biobelemoye, speaks with SOJI-EZE FAGBEMI, on the perennial crisis in health sector, the on-going nationwide strike by the workers and

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