MPs' Age Limit Cash Sparked Doctors' Strike - Ugandan Minister
Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that the money given to MPs to consult their constituents about the proposal to change the presidential age limit sparked the government doctors' strike.
Independent (Kampala), 10 November 2017
The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that the Sh29 million given to Members of Parliament (MPs) to consult on the proposal to amend the constitution,… Read more »
Monitor, 10 November 2017
Striking doctors under their umbrella body the Uganda Medical Association (UMA) have snubbed government order to return to work and threatened to withdraw emergency health services… Read more »
Patients in the out-patient wing at Naguru Friendship Hospital wait for health workers.
Monitor, 9 November 2017
Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng says Uganda Medical Association (UMA) that organised the strike is not a registered union to lobby for labour rights. Read more »
Observer, 10 November 2017
Striking doctors have said they can return to work as negotiations on their demands continue if three key conditions are met, and surprisingly the trio doesn't include the pay… Read more »
When President Yoweri Museveni met representatives of medical workers recently, he reportedly told them he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on ... Read more »