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KENYA: Governors rule out more talks with striking doctors

March 2017 DailyNation; Council of Governors (CoG) has ruled out any further negotiations with the striking doctors. CoG Chairman Peter Munya termed a plea by the doctors for another chance for negotiations as “dishonest and ill-intentioned.” ‘HIDDEN CARDS‘ Speaking in Naivasha on Thursday, Mr Munya claimed doctors are negotiating “with …

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ZIMBABWE: Govt Hits Back At Junior Doctors

March 2017 TheHerald; Junior doctors who were on strike for the past two weeks, will have to repeat their rotations for three months before they proceed to the next level, the Health and Child Care Ministry has said. In an internal letter dated March 6, 2017 addressed to all hospital …

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March 2016 StandardNewspaper; Doctors yesterday started discussing a new salary structure, prepared by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, which proposes that the lowest paid intern gets Sh62,850 per month. The latest round of discussions, if agreed on, will see the lowest ranked medical intern earn the said amount in Job …

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KENYA: NASA government will pay doctors, pledges Mudavadi

March 2017 Standardmedia; Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi yesterday appealed to doctors to end their strike. He pledged that if elected, the NASA administration would implement a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) the doctors have signed with the government. The former vice-president said the Jubilee administration was not …

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KENYA: Uhuru to commission Othaya hospital this year

March 2017 DailyNation; Construction of the Sh1 billion Othaya Level Four Hospital will be completed in April, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu has said. President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to commission the hospital in May. Works have stalled since 2013 over claims of misappropriation of funds and inflation of payments …

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