Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike After Nine Weeks

Resident doctors

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 […]

Pharmacists Urge Nigerian Government to Develop Uniform Salary Structure for Healthcare Workers

The Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria (AHAPN) has called on the Federal Government to develop a uniform salary structure for healthcare practitioners. Tribune Online reports that the association made the call in a statement. Their National Chairman, Mr Olabode Ogunjemiyo and Mr. Oladele Obikoya, the National Secretary signed the statement.  They explained […]

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 […]