Like every other field of discipline or profession in human life, Nursing evolved in various forms as an integral part of the culture of every human community since the beginning of human civilization. It did so, however, with varying concepts and processes from
Midwifery is a healthcare profession which developed from ancient times. It can, in fact, be said to have developed
Nursing, like all other professions, has its own hazards, especially in healthcare delivery institutions where nurses often mix and mingle with people carrying infectious diseases,
The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) is a professional-cum trade union organization recognized by the Trade Unions (Amendment) Act of 2005. It is a non-governmental and non-profit organization authorized to organize all professional nurses and midwives who are trained, registered and licensed to practice Nursing Profession at all the levels of healthcare delivery system, namely primary, secondary and tertiary both in public and private sectors in the country.
The first organization of nurses in Nigeria is known as the Nigeria Union of Nurses (NUN), which was formed in 1938 and registered in 1943.
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Health workers’ union, JOHESU, suspends strike
The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU) has suspended its seven-day-old warning strike. JOHESU made the decision following a meeting of the union’s National Executive Council (NEC)) which was held on Sunday, it said in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES. The statement was signed by JOHESU’s national chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah. […]
JOHESU ends 3-day warning strike over unpaid salaries
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has ended its skeletal strike lasting three days with a rally from 8am to 12 noon. The union had commenced a three-day warning strike starting from Monday, February 11 to Wednesday, February 13, across the country, over non-payment of salaries of members for the months of April and May […]
Strike: JOHESU demands upgrade of hospitals
The Joint Health Sector Union on Tuesday in Abuja urged the Federal Government to upgrade hospitals across the country to ensure quality healthcare delivery. Mr Jelili Kilani, the Chairman, National Hospital Senior Staff Association, Abuja, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the second day of a three-day rally […]
JOHESU: Strike looms in Nigeria’s health sector
According to Vanguard Newspaper, JOHESU, through its chairman, Biobelemoye Josiah, issued the strike notice in a letter addressed to the minister of labour and employment, Chris Nigige. “In view of the apparent indifference of government to permanently resolve these lingering issues, some of which have persisted for over five years now, the Joint Health Sector […]