Kenyan Minister Moves to Replace Striking Doctors
Medical Services Minister Anyang' Nyong'o has moved to hire 1,000 new doctors to replace striking doctors in the face of reports that 50 patients are dying per day due to a lack of doctors.
Government seeks to hire 1,000 medical workers.
The Star, 25 September 2012
The government has stopped salaries for striking doctors.read more »
The Star, 24 September 2012
Medical Services minister Anyang Nyong'o has blamed Treasury health sector's woes. Speaking in Kinango, Nyong'o said the Public Service Commission is ready to employ more doctors.... read more »
The Star, 19 September 2012
Seven patients have died at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret in the last four days as a result of the ongoing strike by the doctors and nurses. In-patients said... read more »
Patients left unattended as doctors' strike persists (file photo).
The Star, 17 September 2012
A 36-year-old woman died at the Embu Provincial General Hospital, after she failed to get treatment because of the ongoing doctor's strike. Jane Wambogo was asthmatic and her... read more »
The Star, 18 September 2012
CONSULTANTS have teamed up with the striking doctors to strengthen their call to government for action. The doctors will tomorrow hold a demo from the Kenyatta National Hospital to... read more »