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Health workers threaten nationwide strike

Health workers under the aegis of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals and the Joint Health Sector Unions have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike by September 30. The unions in a statement signed by the National President, Obinna Ogbonna and the national secretary, Mr. Ayinde Obisesan, accused the Federal Government of prioritising the demands of doctors in ...

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Workers raise alarm over sorry state of LUTH

Health workers at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, have raised alarm over the sorry state of healthcare system in the institution, calling for urgent intervention. The workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Association of Resident Doctors, among other unions, stated this during a protest, and lamented that healthcare is endangered in LUTH ...

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LUTH workers stage one day protest over poor working conditions

Workers of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, staged a one-day peaceful protest demanding for improved condition of service and tools. The workers are asking the management of the hospital to address their promotion arrears, shortage of staff and other rights. The workers said the protest followed a directive from all their national bodies in Abuja to resolve the ...

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Medical workers’ strike grounds activities at FMC Yenagoa

The current strike by some medical workers at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa, has grounded activities at the hospital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some categories of health workers in the hospital went on strike last week to protest non-payment of their two months’ salary. Checks at the hospital on Tuesday showed that most of the ...

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Jos Varsity Health Workers Protest Non Payment Of Salaries

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) Chapter, says it will continue to run single shift to protest nonpayment of its members’ three months shift duty allowance. Mr Mustapha Kabir, the Chairman of the chapter, disclosed on Thursday in Jos that members of the union resolved to work from 7a.m. to 3p.m. from Monday to Friday ...

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Resolve dispute with nurses or we strike, JOHESU tells JUTH

The Joint Health Sector Union, Jos University Teaching Hospital Chapter, has given the management of the hospital a seven-day ultimatum to resolve its dispute with the nurses. The nurses have stopped shift duties, since March 7, over the non-payment of three months arrears of shift duty allowances. All the nurses crowd into the hospital for the morning shift, from 8 ...

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JUTH nurses shun shift, night duties over unpaid allowances

Nurses in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau, have shunned shift duty following non-payment of their three months shift duty allowance. The nurses have adjusted to working the regular hours of 7 a.m to 3 p.m daily, exclusive of weekends. The Chairman, Joint Health Sector Union, JUTH chapter, Mr Mustapha Kabir, who confirmed the development on Monday in Jos, said ...

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Health workers begin strike over alleged corruption, unpaid salaries

•Labour to shut down Rivers over alleged anti-workers policies Allied health workers across the country on Monday began a nationwide strike over alleged corruption in the Federal Ministry of Health. The National President of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals, Dr. Ogbonna Obinna Chimela, announced the strike at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State. He told journalists that ...

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CONFIRMED: PharmD. Approved In Nigeria

The non implementation of the provisions of the National Health Act 2014, not too effective application of the new Drug Distribution Guidelines, planned review of the National Health Policy 2016 (NHP) and the need for Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in production of essential drugs have been in the front burner of national discuss. President and Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society ...

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PSN URGES GOVERNMENT TO BOOST MORALE OF HEALTH WORKERS

PSN URGES GOVERNMENT TO BOOST MORALE OF HEALTH WORKERS The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria wishes to appeal to the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government to give immediate attention to the clamours of health workers including pharmacists to redress some pressing welfare demands. These demands include: 1. Immediate release of the circular on adjustment of the CONHESS scale by the ...

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