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KENYA: We won’t be cowed by threats, say nurses

September 2017 Dailynation; Nurses have vowed to continue with their job strike until their grievances are addressed, saying they will not be cowed by threats to sack them. The Kenya National Union of Nurses (Knun) on Tuesday said its members will not be shaken by any threat from governors, adding …

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KENYA: Doctors deny Raila infertility jab claim

September 2017 Businessdaily; Medical experts on Monday disowned opposition leader Raila Odinga’s claim that the tetanus vaccine that was administered to Kenyan women in 2014 could cause permanent infertility. Mr Odinga had in a statement issued in Nairobi said that the Catholic Church was right in its claim that the …

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KENYA: Governors give nurses a week to resume duty

August 2017 DailyNation; Governors have given nurses a week to return to work or face sacking. They described the industrial action as illegal. The decision, announced by Council of Governors (CoG) chairman Josphat Nanok, was agreed on by the county bosses on Thursday. The governors’ meeting was the climax of …

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KENYA:Uhuru invites nurses for talks to end strike

August 2017 Businessdaily; President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to nurses to resume work and give the new government a chance for dialogue to end the 82-day-old strike. Mr Kenyatta was speaking during the launch of cancer equipment at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Thursday. More than 25,000 nurses went on …

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