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How strikes are killing the Public Healthcare Sector and why it may be difficult to reclaim

An interesting scenario played out in 2014. After a strike that lasted about two months, all resident doctors in Nigeria were sacked; the strike was then called off and the doctors were re-instated. This strike by doctors, across public sector hospitals in Nigeria continued for over two months despite the ongoing Ebola outbreak at the […]

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A lose, lose, lose situation…

Doctors employed by the Lagos State Government have been on strike. Subsequently 788 of them were sacked by the Lagos State Government, then recalled, now they have refused to go back to work until the recall is put in writing. In all the articles written about the strike, sack, recall one thing has been extremely disturbing. […]