3.05.2021

Unpaid Nigerian doctor collapses after 72-hour shift

Unpaid Nigerian doctor collapses after 72-hour shift
A Medical doctor who is identified as Dr Okorie Ifeanyi Venatus collapsed after a 72 hour shift and also been unpaid for 3 months.



It was reported that Dr Okorie Ifeanyi Venatus is an intern doctor in Univeristy of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Rivers State. He and other intern doctors have not been paid since Dec 2020, a medical doctor on Twitter claimed.

Despite not being paid, Dr Okorie has been working as the only House Officer in the unit.

On the fateful day, after working for 3 days stretch, he reportedly collapsed with his forehead to the ground.

He was admitted to the hospital where treatment commenced immediately.

Unpaid Nigerian doctor collapses after 72-hour shift

Unpaid Nigerian doctor collapses after 72-hour shift

Unpaid Nigerian doctor collapses after 72-hour shift



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