Health Workers Lament Lack Of Protective Gadgets – NANNM

Public Health Workers under the aegis of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), have revealed that members of their bodies have been complaining about the lack of the necessary Personal Protective Equipment {PPE}. Health Workers NANNM

The Chairman of the Bauchi State Chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, while speaking to the press on Wednesday said that nurses needed to protect themselves in during the course of delivering their duties, and this protection includes PPE, and these PPE equipments include goggles and protective clothing designed to protect the wearer’s body from infections.

Maikudi said his members of the NANNM could not afford to continue putting their lives and that of their families at risk because of lack of the Government performing its duties and providing them with the necessaries, since considering the novel Coronavirus had been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation {WHO}. He added that the association had mobilised its members to join efforts targeted toward curbing the spread COVID-19. 

“While preparing and mobilising our members to be prepared in case they come in contact with patients, we also advised them to take safety measures while discharging their duties.
“We are calling on Bauchi government to provide PPE in the facilities across the state,” he said. Photo Credit: Getty

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