• Sokoto State Gorvenment deploys 175 doctors, nurses and midwives to PHCs

    Sokoto State Gorvenment deploys 175 doctors, nurses and midwives to PHCs

    It was gathered that the Sokoto State Government says it has deployed 175 Medical Doctors, Nurses and Midwives to Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Sokoto city and environs.

    The Commissioner of Health, Dr Balarabe Kakale, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Sunday.

    Kakale said the decision was part of measures to reduce extreme pressure on the state’s Specialist Hospital, as well as the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, in Sokoto.

    ”The deployed medical personnel comprise 23 Medical […]

  • Nurses urge doctors to shelve strike

    Nurses urge doctors to shelve strike

    Nurses under the aegis of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) have appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its planned nationwide strike.

     

    The association, in a statement, yesterday, said the oath of allegiance “to God and humanity by health workers was sacrosanct” and that “no reason was good enough for anyone to breach it in the name of strike’’.

    The association in a statement issued in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State by its National Secretary, Mr Goodluck Nshi, […]

  • El-Rufai shuts down Clinic at Govt House, redeploys doctors, nurses

    El-Rufai shuts down Clinic at Govt House, redeploys doctors, nurses

    According to reports, 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 Dansotho Hospital for their medical needs.

    The Kaduna State Government said these decisions were taken to boost the healthcare system in the state by moving medical personnel, drugs and […]