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Strike: FG, health workers meeting to continue on Saturday

September 27, 2017 Blueprint 0

The meeting between Federal Government and the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) called by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige over the ongoing strike by the workers is to continue on Saturday 30th September, 2017. Blueprint gathered that the meeting which started at 3:30 pm on Tuesday 26, September 2017 ended at 3 am Wednesday with the Read More

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Call doctors to order, striking JOHESU tells health minister

September 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

‎The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appeal to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole to call doctors across the country to order for  attacking  their members, while on strike.   Chairman of JOHESU, Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah in a statement yesterday said no amount of provocation could intimidate the members from continuing the fight  for fair and equitable working environment. Read More

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Health workers ignore minister, commence nationwide strike

September 21, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, has insisted on going on strike in spite of the Minister of Health’s plea with the association not to do so. The strike commenced in the early hours of Thursday, the union, whose membership includes other hospital workers apart from doctors, said. The strike is coming a few days after the National Association of Read More

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Nurses set to join JOHESU strike

September 20, 2017 Blueprint 0

Nurses, under the aegis of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), have said they would join the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) in the upcoming industrial action slated for September 21, 2017.   Briefing newsman yesterday in Abuja, President of the Association, Comrade Abdulrafiu Adeniji, said the nurses have expressed sadness over the state of the health sector, Read More

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JOHESU threatens to commence strike September 20

September 14, 2017 Blueprint 0

As the crisis in the health sector deepens, the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), has announced that its members will embark on an indefi nite strike from September 20, 2017, if the Federal Government fails to attend to its demands. Th e announcement comes as the government continues negotiations with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), to end their Read More