Kenya Govt Given 24 Hours to Find Strike Solution


The Parliamentary Committee on Health has given the government a 24-hour ultimatum to find a solution to the crisis in the health sector, warning that sacking the striking 25, 000 health workers will only lead to more loss of lives.

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Striking workers: Officials say the fired workers would be required to re-apply.

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    The Star, 7 March 2012

    The striking health workers technically remain without their jobs this morning if the government's threat to sack them yesterday is anything to go by. The workers had been given ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Trans Nzoia Nurses Continue With Strike

    The Star, 7 March 2012

    Over 1,000 nurses in Trans Nzoia county stayed away from public hospitals despite a government directive to return back to work. The Union of Kenya Civil Servants Trans Nzoia ... read more »

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  • Kenya:  You're Fired! Striking Nurses Told

    Capital FM, 6 March 2012

    The government has said that nurses and other health workers who did not resume work by the close of business on Tuesday should consider themselves fired. read more »

  • Kenya:  Health Workers Strike Called Off

    The Star, 6 March 2012

    OFFICIALS of Kenya Health Professionals Society and the Union of Kenya Civil Servants are calling on all their members to resume duty. This comes after a section of the nurses, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Nurses Hold Talks With Government Over Pay Increase

    The Star, 5 March 2012

    Officials of the striking health professionals were last night locked in hours of negotiations with the government with a view of breaking the deadlock on their terms. read more »

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