Minister appeals to JOHESU not to shut down Nigerian hospitals
The union warns it may go on strike on September 20.
Striking doctors: Nigerian govt has honoured its agreement – Health Minister
The doctors embarked on a nationwide strike on September 4.
Resident doctors meeting deadlocked as strike continues
The meeting PREMIUM TIMES learnt, will continue today, Saturday.
Why resident doctors’ strike continues despite government overtures
Another meeting is scheduled for November 2
Resident doctors strike continues despite meeting with govt delegation
The meeting between the NARD and the government delegation was inconclusive.
Meeting ongoing between striking doctors, ministers
The resident doctors commenced a nationwide strike on Monday.
UPDATED: Nigeria dares striking doctors, orders hospitals to hire interim physicians
The directive is contained in a circular dated Sept. 5.
Northern Nigeria’s major orthopaedic hospital overstretched – CMD
Road accident is major cause of spinal cord injury in Nigeria.
Bauchi lacks adequate doctors, nurses, midwives -Official
“The board has 867 nurses and 15 pharmacists manning our hospitals and other health facilities in the state.”
Resident Doctors’ Strike: Health Minister directs hospital heads, NYSC members, others to fill vacuum
The doctors commenced a nationwide strike on Monday.
Resident doctors suspend nationwide strike, Minister says
The doctors accuse the government of not fulfilling previous agreements.
Why Nigerian hospital workers are unpaid for 20 months – Medical Director
The employees protested and shut the gate on Wednesday.
Fresh crisis looms in public hospitals as resident doctors issue strike notice
The doctors say their complaints have been ignored by federal and state governments.
Over 180 million people lack drinking water in Nigeria, other countries facing conflicts – UNICEF
Conflict in North-east of Nigeria has destroyed 75 per cent of water infrastructure.
Nigerian govt canvasses support against diabetes, other non-communicable diseases
Nigeria with an estimated population of about 160 million people accounted for 4 million people with diabetes.
Why NHIS is not working efficiently in Nigeria – NACA DG
Mr. Aliyu called for ‘a progressive approach’ in the health sector.
As Nigerian cancer patients suffer, govt moves to resolve radiotherapy machine challenges
The government has made provisions in the 2017 budget to buy new radiotherapy machines.
Exclusive breastfeeding develops child’s immunity – Experts
The first milk from the breast in the first seven days is very good, the mothers were told.
Over 57 million Nigerians lack access to potable water – UNICEF
In 1999, 12 per cent of the population had pipe borne water in their homes.
Nigeria spends N4 billion on health interventions in North-east, Minister says
The money was spent on purchasing relief materials, drugs, medical consumables, amongst others.
Replicate UK health facilities in Nigeria, NMA challenges Buhari
“Upgrading health facilities to international standards would save Nigeria the high amount of foreign exchange spent on medical tourism abroad.”