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SUDAN: Striking Medics Dismissed From Northern Sudan Hospital

December RadioDabanga; An academic hospital in northern Sudan has dismissed eighteen lab technicians who participated in a strike staged against the deteriorating working environment. Ten others were stopped from entering the hospital. Doctors of the Meck Nimir hospital in Shendi, River Nile, have denounced the dismissal of their colleagues. The …

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KENYA: Governors fault government for signing CBA with doctors

December 2016 DailyNation; Governors have blamed the national government for the ongoing doctor’s strike accusing it of signing the disputed Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) illegally. Speaking on Friday evening in Nairobi the Council of Governor’s chairman Peter Munya accused the ministry of Health of surpassing its mandate to enter into …

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KENYA: Death toll rises as doctors’ strike continues

December 2016 DailyNation; As the grandstanding, accusations and counter-accusations by government and striking doctors continued on Wednesday, life was nasty, short and brutish for some patients in public hospitals. At the Coast General hospital in Mombasa, a 65-year-old diabetic, Lucy Fumba, whose leg was amputated hours before the strike, died …

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TANZANIA: Implementing Cashless Payments in Hospitals

December 2016 TheCitizen; In our healthcare system where out-of-pocket payment system is prevalent, it is very common for clients to use cash in making payments for the healthcare services. But as the adoption of information technology and communication (ICT) use in healthcare increases, cash payment systems are now becoming obsolete. …

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