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.


Photo: Capital FM

Government seeks to hire 1,000 medical workers.

Photo: Capital FM

Patients left unattended as doctors' strike persists (file photo).

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