In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 04th, September, 2020

Resident Medical doctors To Start Nationwide Strike Monday

Resident Doctors To Begin Nationwide Strike Monday

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In response to a report by The PUNCH, the Nigerian Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors has threatened to start one other nationwide strike ranging from September 7.

The affiliation in a press release signed by the President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba; Secretary, Dr Bilqis Mohammad, and the Publicity Secretary, Dr Egbogu Stanley, mentioned the strike would start after the 21-day ultimatum it gave to the Federal Authorities elapsed on August 17.

The docs are demanding from the Federal Authorities the implementation of residency funding, COVID-19 allowance, hazard allowance in addition to the excellent wage shortfall of 2014, 2015, and 2016.

On June 15, NARD had launched into an indefinite strike. The strike was suspended on June 22 after the intervention on the Federal Authorities and different stakeholders within the well being sector.

“NEC resolved to proceed on indefinite nationwide strike motion from Monday seventh of September 2020 by eight:00am till the next situations are met; fast cost of the Medical Residency Coaching funding to all her members as authorised within the revised 2020 funds; provision of real Group life insurance coverage and loss of life in service advantages for all well being staff.

“Cost of the excellent April/Might and June COVID-19 inducement allowance to all well being staff; willpower of the revised hazard allowance for all well being staff as agreed in earlier conferences with related stakeholders; fast cost of the wage shortfalls of 2014, 2015 and 2016.

“Medical doctors working underneath the varied tertiary well being establishments to be positioned on applicable wage grade stage and common implementation of the Medical Residency Coaching Act of 2017 in all state tertiary well being establishments; cost of all arrears owed our members in Federal and states tertiary well being establishments, arising from the consequential adjustment of the Nationwide minimal wage,” the assertion learn partially.

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