The strike commenced due to unresolved issues in salary structure and unpaid salaries in several federal hospitals.
Universal health coverage targets a minimum of 55m Nigerians.
Walensky, 54, has been the agency’s director for a little over two years, and the announcement took many health experts by surprise.
It marks a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies and killed millions of people worldwide
Three years later, WHO said on Monday that the emergency committee deemed the pandemic is “probably at a transition point”.
“When you take those nurses out of the clinical environment, you truly have a brain drain.”
Lagos, Osun and Yobe have also recorded cases.
Adeyeye was appointed November 3, 2017 for a five-year term.
There is increasing public fatigue over lockdowns and travel restrictions.
The state-of-the-art clinic will offer medicare to the country’s President, Vice President and other government officials.
The Presidency has given an assurance that the presidential wing of the VIP hospital situated within the State House would be inaugurated before the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in May, 2023.
While the numbers remain relatively low, China has relentlessly pursued its strict “zero-COVID” policy of quarantines, lockdowns and daily or near-daily compulsory testing.
This comes as 1,427,370 persons have been displaced by floods with 18,093 suspected cholera cases.
It stressed that stringent safe routine protocol are always followed before any human vaccines are administered.
More than 800,000 people in one district in Wuhan were told to stay at home until 30 October.
Describing the global response to the pandemic as discriminatory, he said the world must not allow the serious public health failure to happen again.
The vaccine brought in $36.78 billion in revenue last year for Pfizer and was the drugmaker’s top-selling product.
WHO said the economic burden of physical inactivity was significant.
The claim was made made by the organisation’s Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti.
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