Doctors launch app to reduce patient-waiting time in Nigerian hospitals
Doctors across different parts of the country are welcome to register and use the app and get paid for their services.
40 Days Of JOHESU Strike: Timeline of Nigeria’s health sector crisis
“We have already crossed the Rubicon, so there is no going back,” a union leader said.
INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian doctors are leaving country to other climes – NMA President
The pathologist also speaks on the ongoing JOHESU strike and how to curb quackery in the medical profession.
Why we couldn’t save mom of stranded Abuja triplets — Hospital
Officials at the general hospital and Bwari area council speak.
JOHESU confirms receiving court order, but says strike continues
The union says it filed processes at the same court.
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Some herbs can boost your immune system, help you stay fit
Health Workers’ Strike: Saraki meets ministers, JOHESU leaders
He says Senate will step in to help end the strike.
Medical doctors oppose JOHESU’s call for removal of Nigerian Health Minister
Doctors described call as an act of “rascality and disregard” for the office of the Health Minister
WHO, World Bank establish mechanism to monitor global health security
The mechanism observes how ready the world is to tackle outbreaks and pandemics, the WHO says.
Ebola: Two of three Congo patients who escaped quarantine dead
Four cases have been confirmed in the city’s Wangata neighbourhood.
Suspected cholera outbreak claims 12 lives in Adamawa
About 134 suspected cases had so far been reported from the two local government areas, says an official
Boko Haram, JOHESU strike hindering services at Maiduguri University Hospital – Official
The official says it would be disastrous to close down the hospital.
WHO unveils ambitious health plans for three billion people globally
The 13th General Programme of Work will guide the work of the global health agency from 2019 to 2023
JOHESU: Minister sympathises with health workers involved in road accident
19 JOHESU members were involved in an accident along the Benin-Auchi road on Saturday.
400 pharmacies, patent medicine stores sealed in Adamawa
The affected comprise 35 pharmacies and 365 patent medicine stores.
INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria is adopting GMOs – Official
“We don’t know the long term side effect of eating GMO foods, but there is a lot of ongoing research on that.”
Measures are in place to curtail spread of Ebola in Nigeria — WHO
There has been a scare that the Ebola outbreak which has been ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo might spread to Nigeria.
Nigerian govt committed to resolving dispute with JOHESU — Minister
The government appeals to the union to return to work while talks continue.
Despite JOHESU’s call, minister expresses govt’s commitment to end health workers’ strike
He added that government would continue to engage in continuous dialogue on how to improve the sector.