Category: News Updates

JOHESU ends 3-day warning strike over unpaid salaries

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has ended its skeletal strike lasting three days with a rally from 8am to 12 noon. The union had commenced a three-day warning strike starting from Monday, February 11 to Wednesday, February 13, across the country, over non-payment of salaries of members for the months of April and May […]

Strike: JOHESU demands upgrade of hospitals

The Joint Health Sector Union on Tuesday in Abuja urged the Federal Government to upgrade hospitals across the country to ensure quality healthcare delivery. Mr Jelili Kilani, the Chairman, National Hospital Senior Staff Association, Abuja, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the second day of a three-day rally […]

JOHESU: Strike looms in Nigeria’s health sector

According to Vanguard Newspaper, JOHESU, through its chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah, issued the strike notice in a letter addressed to the minister of labour and employment, Chris Nigige. “In view of the apparent indifference of government to permanently resolve these lingering issues, some of which have persisted for over five years now, the Joint Health Sector […]

NANNM AND MHWUN ELECT NEW EXCO

The National Hospital Abuja Branch of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwifery (NANNM) have recently elected new executive officers to run the affairs of the union for the next 3 years with Comrade Akpi Joseph Awujah emerging as the new chairman. He succeeded Comrade Silas Terver Upu. Other elected officials include: Naaman Philimon Kash […]

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF A TWO DAY MEETING OF JOINT HEALTH SECTOR UNIONS (JOHESU) AND ASSEMBLY OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION (AHPA) AT MEDICAL AND HEALTH WORKS UNION SECRETARIAT AT NO. 12 ABA CLOSE, GARKI, ABUJA ON 14TH 15TH JULY, 20

1. The meeting condemn the attitude of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and MDCAN for embarking on strike simply because Federal Government agreed to implement legitimate agreements and memorandum of understandings between JOHESU/APHA and Federal Government spanning between 2009 to date. It describe the strike of NMA and MD can as illegal, unnecessary and callous and […]