The Professional

JOHESU Calls Off 43-day strike, Orders workers to resume work on Monday.

The Joint Health Sector Union on Thursday called off its 43-day-old strike, directing its members to resume work on Monday. The body also lambasted the Federal Government for failing to meet its demands. The directive was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the National Executive Council meeting of JOHESU and Assembly of Healthcare […]

Physician

NARD Notice For Extra Ordinary NEC Meeting – Resident Doctors Warm Up For Strike

This is an official Memo To All Resident Doctors Executives, priming all Resident Doctors on a course of action if the Government fail to meet its demand. This follows the expiration of an ultimatum. The National Executive Committee All Centre Presidents/General Secretaries All Caucus Leaders Crown Prince Sirs.   NOTICE OF AN EXTRA ORDINARY NATIONAL […]

Social Media

Social Media Voce: World No Tobacco Day 2018… Tobacco Breaks The Heart

World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, according to a new WHO report, but the reduction is insufficient to meet globally agreed targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). For  World No Tobacco Day 2018, WHO has joined with the World […]

The Professional

Medical Laboratory Science Association Directs Members To Ignore Threats From The FMoH

The Association of Medical Laboratory Science of Nigeria AMLSN Memo for Her Members… The attentions of the National Executive Officers have been drawn to a Federal Ministry of Health Circular Ref No DHS/166/T2/220; vide: Department of Hospital Services dated May 18, 2018. We therefore wish to inform and direct our members as follows: 1). The […]

Conditions

Public Health Advisory: Five Tips On Preventing Cholera Outbreaks – NCDC

Preventing Cholera Outbreaks is a herculean task, especially in developing economies like Nigeria, where basic health services are not enough for the populace. Government, with the help of private outfits, must then have to re-double their effort to grapple with the effects of recurrent  cholera outbreaks. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, through a […]

The Professional

Resident Doctors Say They Can’t Guarantee Industrial Harmony After June 2

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors, NARD says it cannot guarantee industrial harmony after a scheduled meeting on June 2. Dr Ugochukwu Eze, the NARD Publicity and Social Secretary, Kaduna State branch, made this known at a news conference, on Thursday in Kaduna. “As the 21 days grace handed over to the Federal Government to […]

Editor's Focus

Pornography & Pornography Addiction Gradually Becoming A Major Issue In Hospitals

Today, I believe it is high time to speak of this matter. Like a plague, a number of persons avoid this topic and rather maintain status quo. Pornography (or Pornography Addiction) is the plague I refer to. Yea, you are probably adjusting in your seat, or you are trying to read this post in a […]

Events

Press Release: The Healthcare Nigeria Conference Set To Hold In July

The Healthcare Nigeria Conference, a platform that brings together professionals and stakeholders within the healthcare industry, is set to hold in July 2018. Aimed at resetting the Nigerian healthcare system to inject efficiency and effectiveness into the delivery of healthcare in Nigeria, the Healthcare Nigeria Conference provides a platform through which various stakeholder groups can […]

The Professional

BREAKING: JOHESU To Suspend Strike June 1.

In consideration of the plight of health-seeking public and to give room for an amicable resolution of its dispute with the Federal Government, the Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, on Wednesday agreed to suspend its 44 days old strike on Friday June 1, 2018. This decision followed the intervention of the National Industrial Court, NIC, […]

Patient

Novartis Summit: Networking in Health System necessary for better Heart Failure care – Mbakwe

SPONSORED POST: To improve heart failure care in Nigeria, there must be greater cooperation between cardiologists and other healthcare professionals, as well as a more systematic coordination of heart healthcare within the health system, distinguished Consultant Cardiologist, Prof. Amam Mbakwem, has said. Speaking at the 2018 Novartis International Cardiovascular Summit in Lagos which focused on Heart […]

Career

ABUTH, Zaria Admission Forms on Sale for 2018/2019 Session

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Schools/Training Programmes in Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, ABUTH Zaria for 2018/2019 academic session. SCHOOL OF NURSING   This School offers a three (3) year basic general nursing training to suitable candidates of not less than 171/2 years and not more than 26 years […]

The Professional

Paediatric Association of Nigeria Annual General Meeting and International Scientific Conference

Paediatric Association of Nigeria announces its 50th Annual General Meeting and 6th International Scientific Conference (PANCONF 2019) Theme: PAN at 50; Successes, Challenges and Prospects Sub-Themes: Child Healthcare and Advocacy in Nigeria: Translating Policy to Practice Capacity building for effective healthcare delivery Reducing the burden of chronic childhood diseases Therapeutic advances and adaptations in childhood […]

Career

Job Vacancy: LUTH Residency Training Programme 2018

LUTH Residency Training Programme 2018 We are pleased to announce the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH is desirous of recruiting professionally committed candidates into its Residency Training Programme in the positions below: Position: Medical Doctor and Dentist ( LUTH Residency Training Programme) Location: Lagos Description Candidates are required in the following Specialities: Anaesthesia Child Dental […]

Policy

#JOHESUStrike2018: JOHESU Alleges Plan to Proscribe Union, Says Strike to End Soon

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has alleged that the Federal Government is threatening to proscribe the union if it fails to suspend its ongoing strike. National Chairman of JOHESU, Mr. Josiah Biobelemoye, who disclosed this at an emergency consultation meeting of all state and zonal leaders in Abuja yesterday, alleged that the Minister of […]

Policy

“Sack JOHESU Workers If They Fail To Resume Work Within 48hrs” – Health Ministry

THIS IS AN OFFICIAL MEMO TO ALL CHAIRMEN GOVERNING BOARDS, FEDERAL TERTIARY HOSPITALS ON THE COURSE OF ACTION FOR JOHESU WORKERS’ STRIKE. Current Strike By The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) The Honourable Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole, had on Monday 28th May 2018 held a meeting with the Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) and […]