Category: Health

  • Health workers to begin strike two months after doctors’ industrial action

    ■ SERVICES may be entirely unavailable in public hospitals across Nigeria effective this weekend as the Joint Health Sector Unions’ (JOHESU) strike notice expires on October 2. The group, which comprises all professionals working in hospitals, except doctors, said it was not a strike monger but only wanted the government to meet its demands. JOHESU […]

  • POND TURNS BLOODY IN JORDAN

    ■ A pond near the Dead Sea turns red in the southern Jordan Valley on the Jordanian side. Jordanian teams took samples from the water to find out the cause of this phenomenon.● [Courtesy: Hananya Naftali]

  • PHOTO SPEAKS: KINDNESS FOR YOUNG GIRLS IN RIVER STATE AS Ikwerre Boy SHARES SANITRY PAD

    PHOTO SPEAKS: #PadAGirlInitiative POWERED BY Ikwerre Boy ■ The philanthropic with the brand name Ikwerre Boy posted via his Facebook : “We didn’t just go share pads alone, we taught them how to use, keep themselves clean and how to behave really good to their parents etc.” “Thanks to our Speakers @iamyoungendy @cicib.cp @vechilz @ada_mbagwu” […]

  • NEGOTIATION CONTINUES BETWEEN NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT & STRIKING DOCTORS

    NIGERIAN DOCTORS UNION MEETS GOVERNMENT FOR NEGOTIATION ■ The Nigerian Association of Residents Doctors on Tuesday had a negotiation meeting at the office of the Nigerian Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige,  in Abuja. The meeting which is an effort to suspend the ongoing industrial action by the doctors serving in government-owned health facilities […]