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Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike

NMA-StrikeAfter a 65-day strike action, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has decided to called off its strike action.

NMA’s president, Kayode Obembe confirmed to journalists that the delegates decided to suspend the industrial action because of the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. He noted that their decision was influenced by the ongoing public health issues in the country, stating that all doctors are expected to report to work on Monday.

Obembe noted that they also agreed that the Federal Government recall all suspended resident doctors without punitive measures.

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  1. This is a very cheering news especially at this critical period of our national life when Ebola disease needs all hands on deck to succeed. The Federal Government should also rise to the occasion to create enabling environment for the doctors to perform. Sack of Resident Doctors should be reversed.

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