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AHAPN REJOINDER TO NMA CALL TO FG TO REJECT SALARY INCREASE FOR JOHESU MEMBERS

ASSOCIATION OF HOSPITAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACISTS OF NIGERIA (AHAPN) NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS The Honourable Minister, 3rd October, 2017 Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Federal Secretariat, Abuja Sir, RE: AN URGENT CALL FOR AN INTERVENTION TO REDRESS ABERRATIONS IN HEALTH SERVICE IN NIGERIA The recent letter from the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to your office with the above caption refers. The ...

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BREAKING: Nigeria health workers’ union, JOHESU, suspends strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals, JOHESU, has suspended its nine-day-old strike. The union made the decision following a nine-hour meeting with the federal government in Abuja on Saturday. The national chairman of the union, Biobelemoye Josiah, said the strike had been suspended “in principle”, as a NEC meeting of the union will be held on ...

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FG’s Meeting With Striking Health Workers Ends In Deadlock

There appears not to be any headway in the negotiation between the Federal Government and the striking health workers in the country. At the end of their reconciliation meeting in Abuja, which was chaired by the Federal Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and Health Minister, Issac Adewole, both parties differed over the legality of the ongoing industrial action ...

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JOHESU strike takes toll on fed govt hospitals in Abuja

The ongoing strike by the Joint Health Workers Unions, (JOHESU) is beginning to take a toll on Federal Government owned hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The strike declared by the union last Wednesday has been effective in National Hospital Abuja, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada and Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jabi. A doctor, who spoke under condition ...

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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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