NMA shuts down healthcare centres in Kogi

The Nigerian Medical Association in Kogi State on Thursday said all healthcare facilities in the state would remain shut until all its minimum demands are met.

Governor Ugwuanyi to purchase 100 vehicles for mass transportation

The administration of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the procurement of 100-unit of mass transit vehicles for convenient and affordable transportation in the state, especially for medium and low income earners.

Medical doctor dies of lassa fever in Kogi

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Lassa fever: Kogi NMA tasks health workers on safety precautions

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi has advised healthcare practitioners in the state to always observe safety precautions whenever attending to patients.

Kogi govt begs doctors to end strike

The Kogi Government has appealed to striking medical doctors in the state to end their industrial action in the interest of patients and their relatives.

Kogi doctors to resume strike on Monday over unresolved salary issues

Doctors in Kogi are angry over the inability of the state to pay their full monthly salary and have resolved to shut hospitals on Monday.

Ekiti NMA seeks improved infrastructure in teaching hospital

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Ekiti State has decried poor state of infrastructure at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) in Ado-Ekiti, saying there was need for urgent intervention by the state government.

NMA takes measures against illegal medical centre

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti State chapter, has taken steps to clamp down on illegal medical centres and fake doctors.

Kaduna resident doctors begin strike

Residents doctors in Kaduna State have began an indefinite strike on Tuesday over “sorry state” of healthcare facilities in state government hospitals.

Fed govt should not be blamed for JOHESU strike – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said Federal Government should not be blamed for ongoing strike by the National Association of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).

Osun doctors embark on seven-day warning strike

The Osun State Chapter of Nigerian Medical Association on Monday ordered its members working with state government to proceed on 7-day warning strike over unpaid salary arrears and poor working condition.

Nasarawa govt earmarks N40m to kick-start state health insurance scheme

The Nasarawa State government has earmarked the sum of N40 million for the take-off of state health insurance scheme for civil servants in the state.


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