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.


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Government seeks to hire 1,000 medical workers.

  • Kenya:  Nyong'o Stops Pay for Striking Doctors

    The Star, 25 September 2012

    The government has stopped salaries for striking doctors. read more »

  • Kenya:  Health Minister Faults the Treasury

    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 »

  • Kenya:  Seven Dead As Doctor's Strike Goes On

    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 »

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