Category Archives: COVID-19

Exclusive: Due to Covid-19 Over 5000 Nigerian Nurses Died, 7256 Left For UK

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The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has charged the federal and state governments with increasing investment in nursing and midwifery, claiming that the profession is the health sector’s backbone. Nnachi Michael, the national president of NANNM, expressed this at an event in Abuja to commemorate International Nurses’ Day, saying that nurses should be recognized and fairly compensated

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The COVID-19 and mental health of adolescents and youth statistics

The rapid assessment of COVID-19 and mental health amplified the voices of 8,444 adolescents and young people between the ages of 13 and 29 in nine countries and territories in the region. The report gives an account of the feelings they faced in the first months of the response to the pandemic and the situation in September. Anxiety, COVID-19 and

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JUST IN: CVS needs pharmacists,nurses to get vaccine

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CVS Health Corp. has joined the list of firms in the United States that require employees who have contact with consumers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.  Nurses and other representatives who associated with patients, as well as all corporate staff, must be vaccinated by Oct. 31, the company said Monday. It said pharmacists have until Nov. 30 to be vaccinated. CVS, headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, said

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Nurse Jenny, who cared for Boris Johnson in ICU, resigns over lack of respect and pay for health workers

In Britain, the average yearly pay for nurses is £33,788, or nearly $48,000, according to NHS Digital. By contrast in the United States, the median annual wage of registered nurses is $75,330, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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