10.08.2021 news Doctors’ Strike to Continue as NARD’s Meeting with Reps Ends in Deadlock

Published 10th Aug, 2021

By Damilola Adeyera

The ongoing industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) will continue, as a meeting between the body and the House of Representatives Committee on Health has ended in deadlock, FIJ can report. 

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While opening the meeting, which began on Monday, Tanko Sununu, Chairman of the committee, had said the meeting was convened with the view to finding a solution to issues behind the strike.

However, on Tuesday, the meeting took a new twist as NARD claimed the agreements reached were unfavourable to the doctors.

As result of this, the meeting was adjourned indefinitely.

Published 10th Aug, 2021

By Damilola Adeyera


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