The New Vision learnt that both parties consented to the withdrawal of the case because negotiations to call off the strike had already been concluded....
Doctors laid down their tools about three weeks ago, protesting low pay and poor working conditions.
I have read your demands and agree that the salary you get is little compared to what doctors get in other states
Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima said they will dispatch sixteen doctors to attend to patients
Dr Jane Aceng said UMA is not a registered workers’ union and, therefore, the strike organised under its name is illegal
As health workers, we neglected our active citizenry and concentrated on curative medicine of which we are being blamed.
They argue that there is need for short and midterm measures to calm the situation alongside negotiations.
One of the key demands is that the monthly salary of a senior consultant be increased from sh3.4m to sh35m and be given a five bed-roomed house.
LOP Winnie Kiiza said it is disappointing to have doctors striking as legislators pocket sh29m.
The medical superintendent Dr Thomas Ochar said they are operating as usual because they value the lives of their patients
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