Striking Nurses Not Going Back to Work Despite Kenyatta's Orders
National Union of Nurses have said President Uhuru Kenyatta's sacking directive should come from the Public Service Board to the union since they are the employers, and that orders from any other corner are a "political statement geared towards sabotaging health". The nurses are demanding uniform and nursing service allowances.
Nurses under the Health ministry during a protest at Uhuru Park in Nairobi on February 11, 2019, when they announced that they had joined the nationwide strike.
Capital FM, 13 February 2019
President Uhuru Kenyatta has given striking nurses until Friday morning to report back to duty failure to which respective county governments and the Ministry of Health shall… Read more »
Nation, 11 February 2019
Nurses working at four referral hospitals in Nairobi have insisted that they will not return to work until their demands are met. Read more »
Capital FM, 11 February 2019
Health services in at least 10 counties have been paralyzed following the ongoing nurses' strike which started last week over delayed allowances. Read more »
Nation, 7 February 2019
Nurses in Mombasa County have issued a seven-day strike notice after their uniform and the nursing service allowances were withdrawn from their January salaries. Read more »
Nurses in public hospitals have been on strike, demanding uniform and nursing service allowances that were part of an agreement reached between two tiers of government and nursing ... Read more »