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CWC condemns closure of FMC Owerri

The Central Working Committee of MHWUN met on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at the Medical and Health Lodge (Annexe), Life Camp, Abuja. As part of the CWC’s statutory tasks, the meeting deliberated on the finance committee’s appropriation proposals and ratified the 2016 MHWUN budget. Read more

JOHESU & AHPA call for inclusive decision-making in the ministry of health

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to redress the continued exclusive preference for medical practitioners in the top echelons of the health sector’s decision-making structures. This call was made in a letter appraising the recent ministerial appointments into the ministry signed by Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah, the MHWUN National President as National Chairman of JOHESU and Dr G. C. Okara, Chairman of the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations.Read more

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MHWUN hands over PSI Coordination to NULGE

Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) handed over the coordination of the Public Services International in Nigeria to the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on November 11, at the Ayuba Wabba House, Abuja. At the well-attended National Coordinating Committee meeting summoned for this purpose, Comrade Biobelemoye Josiah, the MHWUN National President expressed the union’s heartfelt appreciation of the support rendered to the union since it took up the mantle of PSI leadership in the country once again, on March 4, 2013. He also saluted the sagacious efforts of Comrade Marcus Omokhuale, who as Secretary General of MHWUN served as the NCC Chairperson for two and a half years.Read more

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IT training for W/African health unions

A 3-day capacity-building workshop was organised for education and communication officers of the West African Health Sector Unions Network (WAHSUN) member-unions at Tema, Ghana from October 27 to October 30. The training programme was aimed at strengthening the use of new communication technologies, including the social media for organisational development and campaigns at both the sub-regional and national levels.Read more