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KENYA:Medics cry foul over hiring of foreign doctors

January 2018 BusinessDaily; Doctors have once again raised the red flag over an alleged influx of foreign medics into the country, questioning the qualifications of some of the expatriates. Through the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU), the doctors also claim that some foreigners are getting employment priority over …

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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: Relief for patients as doctors call off strike

March 2017 DailyNation; After 100 days of deaths, pain and despair, the doctors’ strike has ended. The Health ministry, the Council of Governors and the medics’ union signed a joint return-to-work formula, effectively bringing to an end the protracted industrial action that has cost many lives. GOOD NEWS The deal, …

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KENYA:Appeals court gives doctors final chance to end strike

March 2017 BusinessDaily; Doctors have until Tuesday to end their three-month strike stalemate. Court of Appeal judges Hannah Okwengu, Martha Koome and Jamilla Mohammed have Monday asked parties involved in negotiations aimed at ending the stalemate to reach an agreement on the return-to-work formula document presented by doctors. The judges …

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