14 December 2012

Kenya: Patients Suffer As Govt Remains Mum Over Strike

The striking nurses argue that they have been unable to properly raise their concerns with the government due to lack of a registered nurses trade ... ( Resource: Kenyan Nurses Continue To Strike Amid Promises )

Patients are being forced to seek treatment in private hospitals as the nurses' strike enters day 13 today. A spot check in several public hospitals in Western, Coast and Central provinces revealed that nurses had not reported to work. Here is Seth Panyako from the nurses union.

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