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COVID-19 Should Be An Alarm Call For Reshaping Of Nigeria’s Health Structure – Oyemade

The Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre, Poju Oyemade, has said that the COVID-19 outbreak should be a an alarm call for the reshaping of Nigeria’s healthcare structure.

He disclosed this on Saturday during the Church’s annual Worker’s Day programme, The Platform.

This year’s edition, nevertheless, concentrated on Nigeria’s fight against the COVID-19, until now.

While conveying his message, Pastor Oyemade recollect how years ago, the University College Hospital, Ibadan, where his parents both worked as doctors, was categorized among the 10 best hospitals in the commonwealth nations.

He said this on Saturday during the Church’s annual Worker’s Day programme, The Platform.

This year’s edition, however, focussed on Nigeria’s battle against the COVID-19, so far.

But as said by him, the present healthcare system is now nothing to be proud of.

He, nonetheless, says the current pandemic should be an alarm call for the government to reshape sustainable infrastructure.

“My parents are both medical doctors and I was born while they were living on the premises of the University College Hospital, Ibadan.

“The UCH, then, was regarded as one of the best 10 hospitals in the commonwealth nations, which included hospitals in England, Whales, Scotland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand,” Oyemade said.

Source___Channels TV

Amazon lengthens work from home authorities till October 2nd

Amazon.com Inc has told staff whose job can be done from home that they can do so until at least Oct. 2, pushing out the schedule on a return to work for many employees as it faces inspection over conditions in its warehouses.

“Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until at least October 2,” an Amazon spokesman said in an emailed affirmation on Friday, saying it was applicable to such roles globally.

The statement did not categorize how much of the company’s overall workforce that covered and which roles.

It said the company is putting funds in safety precautions for employees who wish to come to the office “through physical distancing, deep cleaning, temperature checks, and the availability of face coverings and hand sanitizer.”

New York Attorney General Letitia James told Amazon last week it may have violated safety measures and labor practices amid the virus outbreak as the company fired a warehouse protest leader in March.

Other employees have been working from home since March.

Source___Reuters

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