Kenya Nurses Strike Shows Poor Management of Health Care
The government should create a conducive working environment, including ongoing improvements in the conditions and terms of work to address both workers' and patients' needs. As the employer, it should ensure that workers are treated fairly, and that issues such as training, deployment and disciplinary measures are properly managed, writes Moses Masika for The Conversation.
The Conversation Africa, 31 October 2017
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