Tags : Health Workers

“Stop Managing COVID-19 Patients In Private Facilities”, Oyo EOC Warns

Owners of private health facilities in Oyo State have been warned against managing COVID-19 cases in their facilities, as this has been linked with the rising cases of the infection in the State. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and the State’s COVID-19 Technical Task Force, gave this warning on Saturday, January 9, 2021; noting that […]

Thousands Of People Receive COVID-19 Vaccine In Beijing

Thousands of people lined up in Beijing on Monday, January 4, 2021, to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as China races to innoculate millions before the Chinese New Year mass travel season in February. The State media reported on Sunday, January 3, 2021, that more than 73,000 people in the Chinese capital have received the first […]

Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action.  The President of NARD, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, confirmed this to Channels TV on Thursday evening, September 10, 2020. Dr Sokomba disclosed that the Union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks. It would be […]

June COVID-19 Hazard Allowance: F.G Approves Additional ₦8.9bn For Health

An additional ₦8.9 billion has been approved by the Federal Government to pay up a large chunk of the June 2020 COVID-19 allowance to all Health Workers across the Nation. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the end […]

COVID-19: FG Disburses ₦20 Billion As Allowance To Health Workers

The Federal Government says it has paid ₦20 billion as COVID-19 allowance to Health Workers in the Country. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, who spoke on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, explained that the Federal Government had to stop the payment of hazard allowance to the Health Workers because of renegotiation with […]

49 Health Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 In Enugu

49 health workers are said to have tested positive for COVID-19 in Enugu State. But despite this, the government says the health workers have continued to do their best in the prevailing circumstances to deliver on their mandates. On Monday, June 22, 2020, the state confirmed 68 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its […]

“Doctors’ Strike Is A Clear Negation Of Their Hippocratic Oath”

The Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, has described the intended Doctors strike as ill-timed, ill-considered and a clear negation of the Hippocratic Oath to which the doctors subscribe. Information and Culture Minister made the position of the Federal Government known on Sunday at a joint news briefing in Abuja with Health Minister Dr. Osagie […]

COVID-19: 32 Health Workers Test Positive In Kano

32 health workers in various hospitals across Kano State have tested positive for the coronavirus. The state government confirmed this in a report via its Twitter handle in the early hours of Wednesday, May 6, 2020. The new infections bring the total number of cases recorded in the state to 397. Three have, however, recovered […]

COVID-19: Minister Says 113 Health Workers Are Infected

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Ehanire who made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said the rapid speed of Coronavirus community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger […]

Coronavirus: Oyo Govt Declares Emergency, Sets Up Emergency Operation, Diagnostic

Amid growing concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic, Oyo State Government has declared an emergency by ordering the immediate closure of Schools and the inauguration of Emergency Operation Centres, among other measures. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, who addressed Newsmen late on Friday, March 20, 2020, after the inaugural meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task […]