Kenya docs strike extends into third week

Kenya docs strike extends into third week

**The disaster of well being service provision is worsening in Kenya.

The nation’s Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union held Tuesday a protest within the western county of Kisumu whereas the union convened a basic meeting of docs, medical interns and college students in Nairobi.

Talks between the federal government and the union have thus far not borne any deal.

The putting professionals demand amongst different grievances complete medical cowl for the docs, that the federal government posts 1,200 medical interns and accuses authorities of failing to implement a raft of guarantees from a collective bargaining settlement signed in 2017.

The putting professionals additionally demand the fee of wage arrears.

Native media reported late Monday that medical officers have joined the docs within the strike.

The affect of the 3-week strike is being felt throughout the nation with many sufferers left unattended or being turned away from hospitals throughout the East African nation.

Many cannot afford going to personal hospitals

Kenyan docs started their nationwide strike on March 15.

Extra sources • Citizen TV Kenya

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