Covid-19 Rising Among Health Workers Tease Them to React

Covid-19 cases in Nigerian has seriously affected the health sector.

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  • Doctors in the country have recommended measures that can be implemented to address the issue

Government officials have been urging Nigerians to obey all COVID-19 guidelines to reduce the rate of infections

Resident doctors in Nigeria have raised concerns over the rapid spread of the COVID-19 infection among health workers.

The medical practitioners under the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at a meeting in Imo, said it was time to compensate doctors who have suffered harm from the disease.

The national president of the association Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, urged the federal government to review hazard allowance as a way of encouraging medical professionals.

Uyilawa also advocated for the speedy implementation of a life insurance scheme for all health workers.

Meanwhile, in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus in Lagos state and Nigeria at large, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced a ban of gathering more than 50 persons across the state.

  • Doctors in the country have recommended measures that can be implemented to address the issue

Government officials have been urging Nigerians to obey all COVID-19 guidelines to reduce the rate of infections

Resident doctors in Nigeria have raised concerns over the rapid spread of the COVID-19 infection among health workers.

The medical practitioners under the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) at a meeting in Imo, said it was time to compensate doctors who have suffered harm from the disease.

The national president of the association Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, urged the federal government to review hazard allowance as a way of encouraging medical professionals.

Uyilawa also advocated for the speedy implementation of a life insurance scheme for all health workers.

Sanwo-Olu who stated this while giving an update on coronavirus in Lagos state said the order is in line with the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

In another report, the presidency has warned Nigerians that they risk forcing the federal government Impose on lockdown if they refuse to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocol of wearing masks.

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