Tag: Nurses

7,000 Nurses have left Nigeria in 2021 – Report 

A fresh report from Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has revealed that about 7,000 nurses have left Nigeria in 2021, searching for green pastures.  The Lagos State branch of the association quoted this statistics on Wednesday, while decrying the shortage of nurses and midwives at the state and local[Read More…]

Insecurity: Nurses In Ogun State declare strike until ‘safety is guaranteed’

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Ogun council, in a statement on Tuesday, says it would no longer offer its services until the security of its members were assured. The association described the recent kidnappings of health workers in the state as “disheartening, repugnant and unacceptable”. They[Read More…]

Nurses and Midwives in Ondo plan strike

Nurses in Ondo State, under the auspices of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, (NANNM) have been directed to embark on a three-day warning strike. The directive is contained in a letter dated February 26 and signed by NANNM Secretary in Ondo State, Comrade Aina Emmanuel Oluwasegun. “Sequel[Read More…]

Retired doctors, nurses to be recalled as coronavirus cases rise in Nigeria

The Federal Government, on Monday, said retired doctors and nurses could be reabsorbed in states to help in the fight against coronavirus. This was made known by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, in Abuja while giving an update on the virus in Abuja. According to the minister, 36 persons[Read More…]

Rosemary, 42, Medical Doctor Dies Gasping For Air As Nigerian Hospital Did Not Have Oxygen When She Needed It Most

by Nigeria Health Watch The late Dr. Rosemary Chukwudebe, 42, was the Head of the Internal Medicine Department at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital (KSSH) in Lokoja. She was a graduate of the University of Benin, a caring wife and mother to three beautiful young children. Known as a dedicated doctor[Read More…]

Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Shuts Government House Clinic, Medical Personnel Redeployed To Public Hospitals

The Government House Clinic in Kaduna has been shut, and its medical personnel have been redeployed to public hospitals. The drugs and equipment in the clinic have also been moved to the Yusuf Dansotho Hospital, Tudun Wada, Kaduna while Government House staff have been directed to henceforth use the Yusuf[Read More…]