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NMA, PSN End Conflict, Vow to Work Together

NMA, PSN End Conflict, Vow to Work Together

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Leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association and the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria have agreed to put an end to the conflict between both organisations and to work together for the benefit of the health sector. The bodies made this decision during a meeting held on Wednesday at the Pharmacy House in Lagos. The President of the NMA, Dr. Francis Faduyile, pledged to work “harmoniously” with the PSN President, Ahmed Yakasi, foster development in the health sector. He said, “The health system in Nigeria cannot move forward if we continue to work in disharmony. It is important for the leaders of both parties to look inwards and plan for the benefit of the patients. “Over the years we have had many issues that caused a lot of distrust among us. If this continues, it will begin to affect u
Doctors Threaten Action, Reject Pay Parity, Consultancy Cadre, Others

Doctors Threaten Action, Reject Pay Parity, Consultancy Cadre, Others

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* Nigeria records 33% national coverage on immunisation, hospitals count losses Doctors under the auspices of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) have threatened to resume strike if the Federal Government failed to meet the demands of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA). Newly elected President of NMA, Dr. Francis Faduyile and the Secretary General, Dr. Olumuyiwa Odusote, in a statement, yesterday, noted that the unions plan to extend the industrial action from federal hospitals to states and local councils. They also rejected demands for pay parity, promotion to consultancy cadre with payment of specialist allowance, headship of departments and hospitals by members of the associations. “The NMA wishes to draw the