Following the Newsy on board, Doctors in public health acrocs the country have dicided to withdraw their services with effect from 8a.m on wednesday, December 18, 2013.
They use the same opportunity to call on member of the public and the media to bear with them during this period of withdrawel of services.
Stating that the association had extended her ultimatum twice, they noted that their efforts to further engage the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Health (following the invitation of the Minister of Health to a meeting) even at the 11th hour, ultimately collapsed.
Doctors begin nationwide strike December 18
NMA charged the government of reneging on their agreement as they had failed to implement the report of the Presidential Committee.
The statement said: “Since the report of the Presidential Committee was submitted to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, only the re-constitution and inauguration of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, has been realised.”