The National Association of Resident Doctors NARD has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike action beginning from June 15 over unpaid COVID-19 allowances among other issues. In a statement released, NARD President, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, accused the government of being insensitive to the demands of doctors. He said doctors in Isolation wards and treatment centers for COVID-19 will not be exempted from the strike action once it begins. The demands of the resident doctors include – Stoppage of Illegal deductions of Salaries by some state government- Refund of illegally deducted salaries-Non-payment of salaries of some members-Non-payment of COVID19 inducement allowances-Inadequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment-Harassment and Assault of Doctors in the line of duty.- Failure of government to provide life insurance for doctors and other health workers in the frontline.The post Resident Doctors in Nigeria threaten to go on strike over unpaid COVID-19 allowances, others appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
Resident Doctors in Nigeria threaten to go on strike over unpaid COVID-19 allowances, othersPosted on June 9, 2020