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NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.

NMA lays foundation for national secretariat building

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has performed the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of its National Secretariat in the eyebrow Maitama area in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area of Abuja.

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.

NMA demands special hazard, risk allowances from Ekiti government

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Ekiti chapter, has demanded the approval of special hazard and risk allowance for medical doctors operating in the state from Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Nigerian Air Force officers ‘assault’ doctor on way to work

Some officers of the Nigerian Air Force have allegedly assaulted a medical doctor on her way to resume duty at a hospital in Rivers State.

NMA: Coronavirus testing in Kogi challenging

The Chairman, Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, Kabir Zubair, has said testing for COVID-19 remained a challenge in the state.
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Lagos doctors to end strike after curfew harassment complaint remedied

Nigeria’s largest medical union ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to go back to work on Thursday, ending a strike over alleged police harassment of doctors as they travelled to and from work during a night curfew.

NMA calls off sit-at-home order in Lagos

The Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Medical Association’, NMA, Thursday called off its sit-at-home order over the continued harassment of their members by Police officers.
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Lagos begs doctors as NMA orders indefinite sit-at-home

The Nigerian Medical Association in Lagos State has asked its members to embark on an indefinite ‘sit-at-home’ over alleged harassment and intimidation of medical workers by security agents in the state.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders officers to respect essential workers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered respect for journalists, medical personnel and other essential workers who are exempted from the eased restriction and curfews across the country.

Lagos NMA directs members to stay-at-home from 6:00 pm Wednesday

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed its members to sit at home from Wednesday, May 20, 2020, saying their safety of movement to work is no longer guaranteed.

Nigerian medical union orders strike over alleged police harassment

Nigeria’s largest medical union, the Nigerian medical association (NMA), on Wednesday ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to launch an indefinite strike over alleged police harassment.

Lagos doctors begin indefinite sit-at-home to protest police harassment

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has directed doctors in state to proceed on an indefinite sit-at-home order to protest what they described as ‘conflicting directives by the government and incessant police harassment’ on medical doctors and other health workers in the state.
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.

CCECC: 15 Chinese medical experts are in our care

Mr Michael Yigao, Managing Director, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) Nigeria Ltd, says the 15 Chinese medical experts that arrived in the country on April 8 are in the company’s care.

Curfew: NMA decries members’ harassment, urges PTF to intervene

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), FCT chapter, has called on the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force and heads of security agencies to intervene in alleged harassment of its members by security personnel enforcing the imposed curfew in the territory.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Medical experts decry non-compliance to NCDC guidelines

As COVID-19 confirmed cases continue to soar, health professionals have decried noncompliance with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, relaxation guidelines, expressing fears that the development may further worsen the spread of the infection across the country.

Kogi medical doctors reject salary cut

Members of the Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have vowed not to accept the proposed cutting of salaries of its members and other healthcare workers by the Kogi Government.

NMA warns against lockdown ease

The Nigerian Medical Association has warned the federal government against easing the lockdown order, stressing that doing so even in phases was very premature.

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NMA: President Buhari should issue order for unfettered access into Kogi

Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has sent a “Save Our Soul” message to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people of Kogi state from pending major health crisis that may be possibly caused by undetected COVID-19 pandemic.
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