Tag Archives: Salary

KENYA:Cuban doctors get Sh1bn budget

June 2018 Business Daily; The Treasury has allocated Sh1 billion to cater for salaries and other benefits due to the 110 Cuban doctors, who started arriving in the country early this month. The doctors will take home a total of Sh563 million in salaries annually, according to a breakdown presented to …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors are not overpaid

May 2018 Standard media; Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has dismissed claims that the Cuban doctors coming to Kenya will be overpaid and described those opposed to the scheme as “not a critical set of people”. Speaking in Geneva, Switzerland, after the conclusion of the 71st World Health Assembly, Kariuki singled …

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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:Talks hit a snag as nurses’ strike enters Day 4

June 2017 Dailynation; The nationwide nurses’ strike entered it fourth day today, with union officials’ date with Labour Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie bouncing. Representatives of the health workers were scheduled to meet with Mrs Kandie in Nairobi on condition that they talk about their Collective Bargaining Agreement and not the trade …

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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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