Nigerian Doctors Begin Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria has ordered its members nationwide to embark on an indefinite strike to protest against non-payment of their salaries.

Hospitals are short-staffed and doctors overworked.

  • Nigeria:  Resident Doctors Enforce Strike in Hospitals

    Daily Trust, 3 October 2013

    Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) yesterday did not turn up for work at various hospitals following a directive issued by the union's president, Dr ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Patients in Lagos, Katsina Beg Doctors to Stop Strike

    Daily Trust, 3 October 2013

    Patients receiving treatment at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja yesterday appealed to the Resident doctors to find alternative way of resolving their grievances ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike

    Leadership, 2 October 2013

    The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has directed its members nationwide to proceed on an indefinite strike with effect from yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Resident Doctors Keep Off Hospitals

    Leadership, 2 October 2013

    Following a directive issued by the president, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr Jibril Abdullahi, calling for a nationwide industrial action, resident doctors ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Resident Doctors Embark On Nationwide Strike

    This Day, 2 October 2013

    The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARDN) has ordered its members nationwide to embark on an indefinite strike beginning from Tuesday over the failure of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Strike - Resident Doctors Embark On Nationwide Strike

    This Day, 1 October 2013

    The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria has ordered its members nationwide to embark on indefinite and total strike beginning from Tuesday, 1st October, 2013, over ... read more »

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    This Day, 26 September 2013

    While much attention has been paid to the crises of health care infrastructure and welfare packages of workers in Nigeria, not much is known about the existing gap in human ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG to Provide Loans for Health Insurance Scheme

    This Day, 3 October 2013

    In a strategic move to ensure the attainment of universal health coverage for its citizens, the federal government will soon commence the provision of loans to citizens in order ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Health Workers Doubtful Over Attainment of Health-Related MDGs

    This Day, 2 October 2013

    Barely two years before the target date for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has expressed ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  NHIs Initiates Low-Interest Loan for Healthcare Services

    Leadership, 2 October 2013

    The Acting Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Abdulraman Sambo, revealed on Wednesday in Abuja that the scheme was initiating low-interest loan through ... read more »

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