Residency Payment Stopped by FG After Strike Suspension –NARD

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Punch reports that Dr Dare Ishaya, The National President of NARD, gave out this information during an interview in Abuja. Although, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has defied truth in the claim. As recalled earlier, reports had it that last week, the association after interventions by the Nigerian Medical Association, had put […]

Resident Doctors Resume Work After Calling Off 64-Day Strike

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Members of The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors have resumed work after calling off their 64-day nationwide strike. According to Channels TV, the Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University (LASUTH), Professor Adetokunbo Fabamwo, reported that patients in various departments and clinical areas were being attended to. Meanwhile, the NARD President at the Lagos […]

Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike After Nine Weeks

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Nigerian doctors, under the umbrella of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) on Monday morning, suspended its nationwide strike after nine weeks. On August 2nd, resident doctors commenced the industrial action due to poor treatment of its members and unfavorable working conditions. NARD’s demands demanding, amongst other issues, the payment of COVID-19 treatment allowances […]

NMA Explains Why Medical Doctors Are Leaving Nigeria

The Nigerian Medical Association has mentioned some reasons why doctors are leaving Nigeria. Among the reasons cited were poor welfare and lack of remuneration. Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, the National Publicity Secretary of NMA spoke about this. He mentioned this during the 2021 Correspondents’ Chapel Week held in Uyo. The theme of the conference was ‘’Post-COVID-19 […]