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TOWARDS CONSOLIDATING THE ADVANCEMENT & PROGRESS OF MHWUNN IN THE 21st CENTURY: THINCF IN PERSPECTIVE*

INTRODUCTION

This is the 30th year since tertiary health workers formally became members of the Medical and Health Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MHWUN). It is also the 38th year since MHWUN was deemed established by the law, as part of the trade union restructuring exercise of the Murtala Muhammad/Olusegun Obasanjo-led military junta. On one hand, the contents of our history goes deeper and is much richer than these milestones would suggest. On the other hand, a lot has happened since the periods they mark, particularly since the turn of the 21st Century. And quite importantly, we have even much more to do ahead of us.Read more

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JOHESU EXTENDS STRIKE ULTIMATUM TO MARCH 10

Nigeria was sparred an avoidable halt of services in the health sector by 90% of workers in the sector, on February 18. The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Health Professionals’ Associations (AHPSA) extended the 15-day strike ultimatum earlier issued to the Federal Government by yet another 21 days. Read more