Health

Ogun Resident Doctors Cancel Planned Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu has cancelled its planned industrial action earlier scheduled to commence on Monday, 21st  September 2020.

This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the state government.

Speaking with newsmen after signing the MOU, President, Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Dr. Mutiu Popoola, explained that the state government agreed to commit additional resources to the implementation of an enhanced salary package for medical practitioners at the hospital. 

Dr Popoola announced that the state government promised to provide Personal Protective Equipments towards ensuring that health workers were protected from hazards.

The union leader applauded the decision of the state government to continue to monitor the health system in the state towards ensuring that input was commensurate with the quality of health service output, describing the move as a welcome development.

In a remark, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olatokunbo Talabi gave the assurance that the present administration would continue to give priority to the growth of the health sector and the well-being of the people.

Bolanle Adesida

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