Industrial crisis looms in the Nigeria health care sector as the the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to down tools in the next 21 days unless the Federal Government meets the demands of its members.
This was contained in a communiqué signed by Onyebueze John, President, Aneke Emmanuel, Secretary General, and Asinobi Ugoeze, Publicity Secretary of the association.
The resident doctors are demanding their immediate enrollment in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), platform without further delay.
Other demands include the circularization of House Officer entry point despite various collective agreements on same as well as an alleged plan by the Federal Government to stagnate the promotion of resident doctors.
NARD has also referred Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, a former Health Minister, and all life members for sanction for allegedly carrying out activities and actions inimical to the welfare and progress of the association.