The resident doctors are on a three-day warning strike. The industrial action embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, is trailed with controversy as the doctors and the Ministry Of Health give different accounts of the cause of the strike with the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, turning…
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has appealed to the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to give Muhammadu Buhari’s government a chance to address their grievances by suspending the strike they have since embarked on.
In a statement today, Monday, the minister assured of the federal government ‘s commitment to address all the issues in contention, adding that the government needed a little more time to address all the issues.
“Another round of meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 6, 2017 and it is hoped that more progress would have been made in reaching a consensus in all the issues being discussed.”
He expressed the determination of the Buhari administration to promote industrial harmony in the health sector.[myad]