By Hannah Nathan, Warri
A 72-hour protest strike has been launched by the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, DASH, Lafia, Nasarawa State. The strike will begin immediately.
Just a few hours after a traumatic event occurred at the state-owned hospital, the decision to go on strike was made on Tuesday morning.
An on-call physician was assaulted by a male patient’s relative, whose identity is being kept under wraps.
To voice opposition to the ongoing hostility directed against its members and other medical professionals, the association organized a protest on hospital property with the assistance of hospital staff.
Equipped with signs with a range of messages, they implored the government and other pertinent entities to step in and promptly stop the increase in attacks against medical workers in t