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The President of the Nigerian Medical Association, Prof Innocent Ujah, has said Nigerians need to do more to prevent a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The president, who addressed Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast on Saturday to mark the 2021 Democracy Day, was referring to some measures, including travel restrictions across the states of the federation and beyond, compulsory use of nose masks, hand washing protocols and other relevant protocols instituted to limit spread of the virus.
Following the alleged failure by the Ondo State government to pay their salary arrears for some months and its inability to resolve the issue of exodus of doctors and other health workers in the state, medical doctors have embarked on a two-week warning strike.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Ondo State government to shelve its plans to build a new governor’s lodge at the cost of N2 billion in the interest of the state.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has appealed to the public to utilise established professional channels and institutions in addressing their concerns on medical negligence and malpractice.
Medical doctors in the service of Ondo State government, have condemned what they described as insensitive comments made by the state’s governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, over the backlog of salaries owed the state’s workers including doctors.
Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige said this while briefing journalists at the end of a meeting between the Presidential Committee on Salaries, relevant federal government stakeholders, health professional associations, and trade unions on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Kwara Government has approved N13 million for its current medical outreach targeted at giving free healthcare and surgeries to poor and vulnerable people in the state.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has raised the alarm over the poor delivery of healthcare services, as a result of the worsening state of insecurity in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA as his government works towards rehabilitating the healthcare sector to deliver a health system that is responsive to the needs of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the resilience of Nigerian medical doctors despite the country’s fragile healthcare system, noting that the doctors have continued to rise up to the challenges any time there was outbreak of diseases as witnessed in the recent outbreak of COIVD-19 pandemic.
President Muhammed Buhari has solicited the support of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in reforming the Health care sector in order to deliver a health system that is responsive to the needs of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that they resolve the outstanding issues with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), so that the ongoing strike will be called off.
This is contained in a statement signed in Gusau on Friday by the association’s state Chairman and Secretary, Dr Mannir Bature and Dr Remigius Nwachukwu.
The doctor and the nurse abducted last week Wednesday by gunmen on the Abeokuta-Imeko Road have been released on Monday night.
Experts have called on the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) to utilise the N126 billion allocated for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the health budget judiciously, to build a resilient health system in the country.
Ministry of Labour and Employment has advised the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to stop dissipating energy, interpreting the comments made by its minister Sen. Chris Ngige in a recent television interview and face the challenge of helping to stem the series of industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has advised the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, to stop dissipating energy, interpreting the comments made by Minister Senator Chris Ngige in a recent television interview and squarely face the challenge of helping to stem the series of industrial action by the junior doctors in the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)
The president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Innocent Ujah, says some people are sabotaging the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in addressing the strike by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).
Troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces have successfully rescued three more students and one staffer of the Federal Government College, Yauri, Kebbi State.
Phil Foden has defended Gareth Southgate after the England manager was criticised for his side’s spluttering start at Euro 2020.
According to AS, Isak is among a number of targets that Chelsea could pursue instead, the 21-year-old who has previously been linked with Arsenal is one of the continent’s most sought-after forwards and has impressed for Sweden at Euro 2020.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council, has called on the state government and Police Command to fish out the killers of an Ibadan-based journalist, Titus Badejo.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday paid a confidence-building visit to communities affected by bandit attacks around the Kaduna-Abuja highway in Chikun LGA.
Nigerian Army said that one of the students abducted from the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State died during gun battle between bandits who abducted them and the troops early Friday morning.
A German emergency doctor has described how he dashed from the stands to help Christian Eriksen after the Denmark midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark match against Finland at the ongoing Euro 2020 Championship.
A decision over whether spectators will be allowed to attend the delayed Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo is set to be made on Monday (June 21).
Netherlands defender Daley Blind considered missing his country’s opening game at the European Championship after the heart attack his former club teammate Christian Eriksen suffered on Saturday.
Spain captain Sergio Busquets could play against Poland on Saturday despite only just returning to the squad after 12 days in quarantine, coach Luis Enrique said.