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VERIFIED: Doctors Have not Suspended Strike

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Confusion reigned Thursday Evening as National Dailies reported that the Nigeria Medical Association had called of their over  five-week long strike. This, the reports attributed to the recent outbreak of Ebola wh[...]

#Ebola: New Details Suggest Patrick Sawyer Escaped Quarantine In Liberia Before Heading To Nigeria

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  . "Because he had contact with somebody who died from Ebola, he was quarantined in his own country, but he evaded the quarantine and came to Nigeria..."   Fresh information from Liber[...]

#Ebola Virus - Air Passengers Now Mandated to 'Self-Declare' Health Status

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

  Gwarzo said the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has specially trained personnel at the airports that screen passenger's temperature with handheld infrared device and there are plans to procure equipment[...]

Government Treating NMA with Kids' Gloves - Akintayo

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

As the National President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and executive member of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of All Healthcare Professionals in Nigeria (AHPN), Olumide Akintayo is h[...]

Legal Defence and Assistance Project Sues Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Over Strike

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

A rights group, the Legal Defence and Assistance Project, has sued Nigerian Medical Association in Abuja, urging the court to declare that doctors as professionals providing essential services had no rights to go on st[...]

Ebola: Nigeria Medical Association Suspend Strike

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Doctors in public hospitals on Thursday suspended a nearly five-week long strike over an Ebola outbreak which has killed two people and infected five others in Lagos. A statement issued by the Nigerian Medical Ass[...]

Ebola Virus - Air Passengers Now Mandated to 'Self-Declare' Health Status

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

DIRECTOR of Port Health Services, member of the Incidence Management Centre (IMC) for the Ebola Virus Disease and head the Committee on points of entry, Dr Sani Gwarzo, told The Guardian in an exclusive telephone inter[...]

Nigeria Medical Association (#NMA) Resolves to Continue Strike

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

The Nigeria Medical Association has resolved to continue with its strike action against the Government.   This decision was reached at the end of an all night extensive deliberations at her Emergency Delegates[...]

Revisiting The NMA Strike - The Candid Opinion Of A UK-Based Doctor

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

I feel compelled to write on this subject because of its seriousness and the dearth of objective analyses on our social media. It is an emotive subject for both NMA and JOHESU members, and I can understand why punches[...]

Two Victims Of Ebola In Critical Condition

On 07/Aug/2014 / In Medical News

Lagos State Government has said that two out of other five persons currently being treated of Ebola Virus disease at the isolation ward in Lagos are in critical conditions. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide[...]

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