2022 budget: Coalition lauds Buhari over proposed tax on soft drinks

October 14, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), a coalition of public health organizations has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the proposed “pro-health” tax increase on soft drinks in the 2022 budget. A statement Wednesday in Abuja, jointly signed by the coalition co-chair, and secretary-general of the Diabetes Association, Bernard Enyia and co-chair and managing director of Nigeria Health Watch, Vivianne Read More

Doctors may resume nationwide strike if… – UCH NARD president

October 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) may after the expiration of six weeks suspension of its nationwide strike resume another industrial action if the federal government fails to meet all its demands. NARD president, University College Hospital (UCH) chapter, Dr Temitope Hussein, gave this indication Tuesday in Ibadan at a press conference to commemorate the 2021 Physicians’ Week. Dr Read More