FG, Health Workers meet to end incessant strikes
The Federal Government says it has met with health associations to end the incessant strike and rancour in the health sector.
The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Ali Pate disclosed at a press briefing on the ministry’s agenda for the health sector.
According to Professor Pate, human resources is an essential ingredient for producing health and improving the population’s health outcomes.
She stated that the government would work with all health worker associations to resolve the current disagreements, some of which have been resolved.
However, she promises that other issues including National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, and the Civil Service are in discussions already.
She emphasised that building trust among all stakeholders is essential to resolving the remaining issues.
The Minister assured that the health sector will be reformed, and health security will be prioritised.
He added that the National Health Act will be implemented to the fullest, including the Basic Health Care Provision Fund.