Welcome, Guest: Join Nigeria Student Forum / Login / Trending Now / Recent Topics / Hot-Topics🔥 / Jamb News / Campus Gists / Nurses Arena

Search the forum

Stats: 17,979 Members, 73,269 Topics, 15,953 Comments. Date: Sep 19 2019, 6:43 pm

Nasarawa Private Nurses Complain Of Multiple Taxation, Harassment

Nigeria Student Forum / Educational News / Nasarawa Private Nurses Complain Of Multiple Taxation, Harassment

(Go Down)

Do you like to own a professional Forum Like this or You want to build something different for your business
Click To Call Us

Fadeyi Oluwaseun
Ladoke Akintola University Ogbomosho
B.tech Marketing Management
200Level, Nigeria.
facebook twitter google linkedin

General private nurses in Nasarawa State have complained of harassment and multiple taxation hampering the work of nursing and maternity homes.

Chairman of the Association of General Private Nursing Practitioners (AGPNP) in Nasarawa, Angbas Stephen, listed the issues in its run-in with state officials at a meeting of the association’s national executive council in Karu.

He said one of their challenges is: “The harassment by the inspectorate unit preventing the use of ultra sound as a diagnostic instrument in our facilities.”

Nasarawa regulation requires signage indicating facilities where surgeries can legally be carried out.

“The placement of plaques on the frontage of nursing and maternity homes bearing the inscription ‘No surgery here/Babu fida a nan’ is derogatory to the image of the nursing practice,” said Stephen.

He said the nursing homes were suffering multiple taxation from local government officials at the same time the state ministry of health had hiked fees for licence renewal, charging the same as for hospitals.

“There are no differences in the renewal feeds from the hospital and lower cadre of the health establishment in the state. Whether a hospital or clinic, it pays flat rate annually apart from other taxations in the state,” said Stephen.

The association also complained about barriers to upgrade, saying presently nursing-and-maternity homes were unable to be “upgraded to hospital status, if they have the ability to do so.”

Despite the issues, Stephen said the association’s relationship with “our parent ministry is cordial.”

0 Like

Ngstudentforum.com Is The Next Big Hits Student Forum In Nigeria

Don't have an account? Use the form below to signup for a Nigeria Student Forum Account

E.g Seuncoded

I agree to the terms of service

Viewing this topic:
1 guest viewing this topic
Download the Ngstudentforum app for Android Devices

Disclaimer: Every Nigeria Student Forum member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nigeria Student Forum.
- Copyright © 2016 - 2019. All rights reserved.
For enquiries & feedbacks send email to: Contact-US