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Young doctors here feeling burnt-out, says study

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November 2017 straitstimes; Young doctors are feeling burnt-out, and this affects their ability to empathise with patients, a local study has found. Researchers surveyed nearly 500 medical residents across 34 specialities in three public hospitals, eight in 10 of whom said they felt emotionally exhausted, lacking in personal accomplishment, or …

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KENYA: Kenyan government grapples with huge staff shortfalls in critical sectors

October 2017 Standardmedia; The civil service is contending with an acute shortage of workers in major sectors, including health and engineering. A human resource skills audit based on the highest academic qualifications, area of specialisation, professional qualification, job, families and years of service conducted in 2015 revealed that the most affected sectors were health, engineering, …

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KENYA:Nurses in fresh strike threat over CBA

June 2017 BusinessDaily; Just two months after Kenyan doctors agreed to end a painful 100-day strike, nurses are following suit with a threat to paralyse the public health system with an industrial action of their own. Through their union, the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN), the care givers have threatened …

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KENYA:Doctors’ strike looms as promises are broken

May 2017 Dailynation; A doctors’ strike is in the offing if the national and county governments do not conclude the issues that are stalling the implementation of the March collective bargaining agreement. It is this CBA, alongside a recognition agreement, that ended the 100-day doctors’ strike on March 14. The Kenya …

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