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ECA and ABCHealth Partner on the Africa Investment Summit on Health (AIS) 2021.The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), will host a virtual Africa Investment Summit on Health 2021(AIS) on 20th September 2021 from 10.00 – 12.30hrs Eastern Time Zone, on […]Continue Reading
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The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the ruling of the national industrial court directing the association to suspend its strike “with immediate effect”. The resident doctors, in a communique, said its lawyers will appeal the ruling and file a stay of application. The doctors embarked on strike on August 2 over “irregular […]Continue Reading
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It was not business as usual on Wednesday in Edo State as civil servants who failed to show a COVID-19 Vaccination card were barred from entering their offices. This followed the announcement by the State Government on Tuesday that it will begin enforcing the ‘no-vaccination-no-work’ policy. “We have trained special teams and these special teams […]Continue Reading
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Workers in Nigeria may soon be mandated to take the Covid-19 vaccines to ensure safety at work places. Presidential Steering committee PSC on Covid-19 in Nigeria announced the new mandate at its joint national briefing in Abuja, Nigeria. The Executive Director, National Primary Health-care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shu’aib said the decision was to ensure […]Continue Reading
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Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, has called on residents doctors to put an end to the ongoing strike action On August 1, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) embarked on strike over “irregular payment of salaries”, among other issues. Efforts of stakeholders, including the house of representatives, to mediate between the federal government and […]Continue Reading
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“When we first introduced electronic medical records (EMR) in the hospital, there was serious resentment by the staff, to the extent there were even attempts to burn down the system.” That was the Clinical Director of Garki Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria, Dr. Kenneth Ityoh, recalling the initial challenges that the Management faced when a new order […]Continue Reading