Nigeria's Health Workers' Union Ends Strike


The health worker strike has been called off after the Joint Health Workers' Union reached an agreement with the goverment, says Labour Minister Emeka Wogu.
  • Nigeria:  Health Workers Call Off Strike

    Premium Times, 28 August 2013

    The Joint Health Workers' Union of Nigeria (JOHESU) has called off the strike it embarked upon on Wednesday, Aug. 21 to push for improved welfare of the workers. read more »

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  • Nigeria:  Strike Paralyses Hospitals Nationwide

    Daily Trust, 23 August 2013

    Health services in public hospitals have been grounded following an indefinite strike action by health and medical workers who are seeking improved condition of services. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Patients Lament As Health Workers' Strike Paralyses Hospitals

    Vanguard, 23 August 2013

    Hard times await patients seeking healthcare services in Federal tertiary health institutions nationwide as the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, has made good ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Federal Health Workers Embark On Indefinite Strike

    Premium Times, 22 August 2013

    The health minister failed to honour a meeting with the union. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Striking Health Workers Ready for Dialogue - Official

    Premium Times, 22 August 2013

    Health workers have embarked on a nationwide strike. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Health Strike - FG Confused By Court Ruling

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2013

    Federal government did not implement the ruling of the National Industrial Court into its long-running dispute with health workers because it found the court's ruling on two major ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Striking Workers Yet to Accept Invite to End Strike

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2013

    The Federal Ministry of Health is to meet with striking health workers as early as Monday next week in hopes of ending the strike, but the workers are yet to respond. read more »

  • Nigeria:  NMA Directs Doctors to Stay On Duty, As Health Workers Join Strike in Lagos

    Vanguard, 22 August 2013

    As health workers in public hospitals in Lagos joined the nationwide strike on Thursday, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has directed all doctors to render uninterrupted ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Health Minister to Meet Striking Workers Aug. 26

    Vanguard, 22 August 2013

    The Federal Ministry of Health is to meet with striking health workers on Aug. 26 for dialogue to end the ongoing strike, the Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, has said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Health Workers Strike - Case in Court, Says Health Minister

    Leadership, 22 August 2013

    Following the industrial action embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) across the country on Wednesday, the Health Minister, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu has called on ... read more »