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Strike Looms At Abeokuta FMC Over Slashed Salaries

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Health workers at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba, Abeokuta may embark on an indefinite strike following the sudden cut in their salaries by management of the hospital. The health workers, under the aegis o[...]

Doctors Not Ready For Patients, Insist On Work-To-Rule

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Striking doctors under the auspices of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), yesterday refused to shelve their 28-dayold strike, but urged the Federal Government to resolve the problems it created in the health secto[...]

NHB 2014 As National Security Threat

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

The Global Prolife Alliance (GPA) would like to draw your attention to the greatest National Security Threat posed by the National Health Bill 2014 as passed by the National Assembly and urge you not to assent to this[...]

Doctors’ strike: Minister Pleads With Nurses

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Following the warning by nurses for the Federal Government to be careful in meeting the demands of the doctors so as not to complicate or worsen the situation in the health sector, which they said may be uncontrollable[...]

JAC Unibuja Teaching Hospital Denie Rumours Of Strike

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

Members of the Joint Action Congress (JAC) of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital have denied some media report that its members are on strike. Speaking to journalists at the weekend, chairman of the union, tha[...]

#WorldHepatitisDay: THINK AGAIN ABOUT THIS SILENT KILLER'

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

  BRIEF HISTORY Initially,the World Hepatitis Day was celebrated on May 19th each year but in 2010 the World Health Assembly changed the date to July 28th in honour of the birthday of the noble laureate Profes[...]

Doctors’ strike: No Retreat No Surrender

On 28/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

As the nationwide strike by members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)   enters its 28th day today, it has been tales of woe and hardship for patients and relatives all over the country. At different hosp[...]

Ebola: In Contact Tracing, FG Orders More Liberians in Calabar to Lagos for Screening

On 27/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

In a red alert, Department of Port Health begins detailed checks on passengers from West and Central Africa    In a bid to ensure that the Ebola virus does not spread, following  the death of a Liber[...]

Strike: NMA asks surgeons to resume work after Kano blasts

On 27/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

  Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA) has exempted medical doctors working in the surgery department of the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, from the ongoing strike following la[...]

We Are Being Blackmailed By Politicians- NMA

On 27/Jul/2014 / In Medical News

  The Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association, Kaduna State Chapter, Dr. Mohammed Sani has said that medical doctors across the country are being blackmailed by politicians to drum-up support from members of pu[...]

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