Tag Archives: Health Worker

Update: Nigerian Health Workers Suspend 7-Day Nationwide Strike Action

Health workers around the country have ended their seven-day strike action after the their umbrella body, the Joint Health Sector Unions, called on them to resume at their duty post on Monday September 21. According to SaharaReporters, the health workers who abandoned work on September 14, are agitating for improved welfare and payment of COVID-19 special inducement and hazard…

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COVID-19: WHO Says Over 10, 000 Health Workers In Africa Have Been Infected

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Region, over 10, 000 health workers in Africa have been infected with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) since its outbreak. The body also said there are 750, 000 cases of COVID-19 on the continent with over 15, 000 deaths recorded. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Africa Region Director, said…

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COVID-19: Ogun Offers Health Workers Life Insurance, Triples Hazard Allowances

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has revealed that his administration has put in place life insurance policy for the State health workers alongside a reviewed hazard allowance rising from 200 to 300 per cent. According to Vanguard News, Abiodun disclosed this when he met with representatives of health workers in the State…

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