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Nigerian govt proposes 65 years as retirement age for doctors, health workers

The Federal Government has proposed 65 years as a retirement age for doctors, health workers and 70 years for consultants in the country.

JOHESU calls-off strike, directs members to resume work

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has directed its members to resume work on today (Monday), following the suspension of its seven-day warning strike on Sunday.

COVID-19: JOHESU issues 7-day warning strike notice

The leadership of the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, says it will commence nationwide warning strike over Federal Government’s failure to meet the union’s outstanding demands with effect from September 13.

JOHESU holds protest, demands upgrade of hospitals 

The Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, on Tuesday in Abuja urged the Federal Government to upgrade hospitals across the country to ensure quality healthcare...

JOHESU gives Nigerian govt 3 days deadline to meet demands or strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, on Monday gave the Federal Government a Jan. 31 deadline to resolve all disputes, and meet the unions’...

JOHESU: Medical doctors demand involvement NIC’s alternative dispute resolution

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has called on the Federal Government and the National Industrial Court, NIC, to involve it in the on-going Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, with JOHESU.

‘JOHESU strike sponsored by looters to scuttle 2019 polls’

The organisation also described as embarrassing, “the ignorance displayed by JOHESU, saying they have appealed the court order.”

People living with HIV/AIDS beg JOHESU to end strike

The Network of People Living with HIV AND AIDS (NEPWHAN) on Friday appealed to the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to end its nationwide...

Strike: JOHESU accuses medical doctors, health ministry of sabotage, insincerity

The National Chairman of JOHESU, Biobebelemoye Josiah, has alerted the public on purported efforts by Nigerian doctors to frustrate ongoing talks to end the...

JOHESU strike: Physical assaults on doctors, patients unfair, NMA decries

The chairman appealed to medical directors in charge of hospitals to provide security for doctors and patients in various hospitals across the state.

Kano health workers join JOHESU strike

Normal services have been halted in public healthcare facilities in Kano as healthcare workers in the state joined the JOHESU nationwide strike in solidarity.

JOHESU strike: FCT hospitals forcefully discharge patients

The JOHESU has directed all its members at the state and local government to commence and join the strike action from midnight of Wednesday 9 May 2018 (last night).

NMA appeals to Nigerian gov’t to honour agreements with JOHESU

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that JOHESU, a union comprising all health workers in Nigeria, apart from medical doctors and dentists, began a nationwide indefinite strike on April 18.

JOHESU strike: No end in sight – Vice Chair

JOHESU chairman also directed the health workers in the state and local governments to mobilise and join in the strike

JOHESU strike: How two-day-old baby with spinal cord problem denied medication

The striking workers had placed a big pipe to prevent motorist driven in through the hospital’s main gate

Time to end JOHESU’s murderous instinct, by Khalil Idris

When should we have a responsible leadership to put a full stop to this damaging trend?

JUST IN: Health workers suspends strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has agreed to suspend its 10-day old strike. Biobelemoye Josiah, national chairman of JOHESU, said this while briefing journalists...

As doctors call off strike, health workers issue 14-day ultimatum

Hours after the medical doctors suspended their strike action, their working partners, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, of the University College Hospital, UCH,...

Death threatens patients as AKTH strike persists

By Mustapha Usman, Kano Many patients seeking treatment at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, are unable to access proper health care due to the...

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