Nigerian Doctors Suspend Strike

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Abuja, August 12 (Mediaage NG News) – Nigerian doctors have suspended their strike and resumed work on Saturday.

The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Dr Emeka Orji that the doctors would return to work after the government approved the 2023 Medical Residency Training Fund and officials assess doctors’ demands for ways to address the impact of the brain drain in government hospitals.

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According to Orji, these are their two major demands, and they will review any progress made after two weeks.

Resident doctors who make up more than 60% of doctors in Nigeria’s government hospital has been on strike since 26 July.

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