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Strike: JOHESU accuses health minister of bias

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has constituted himself as a major hindrance to fruitful deliberations towards ending their strike.

Federal government, JOHESU in closed door meeting to end strike

The Federal Government and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) have engaged in series of closed door meetings to end the ongoing strike by the health workers.

Health workers’ strike: JOHESU blames federal government for slow negotiations

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has attributed the Federal Government’s ‘slow pace’ towards implementing its demands to the recent threat by doctors.

Keep off from ongoing health workers’ strike – Minister warns NMA

A statement through the Ministry’s Director of Press, Prince Samuel Olowookere, equally told NMA leadership to stop issuing threats to the Federal Government as it was firmly resolved to achieve a lasting industrial peace in all sectors without prejudice to perceived group interests.

JOHESU’s strike: Federal government warns NMA against meddlesomeness

The Federal Government has warned the umbrella body of medical doctors, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), to desist from taking interest in what does not concern it, particularly the strike by healthcare workers.

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam approves 100% payment of new salary structure for Yobe health workers

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Tuesday, approved the full implementation of the salary structure for all nurses, pharmacist and related medical personnel under the Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS).

JOHESU defiant over current nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says there is no going back on its current industrial action until the Federal Government meets its demands.

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

Kogi State has been thrown into mourning following the death of a medical doctor Idowu Ahmed Victor diagnosed of Lassa Fever in Irua, Edo State.

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.

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