Ministers speak out on doctors’ strike

Ministers speak out on doctors’ strike

Government has asked doctors to go back to work as negotiations continue. In an ongoing meeting between the two parties, the Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng maintained her position that the doctors’ strike is illegal, although she acknowledged that their demands are valid and assures that government is working on addressing them. The Minister […]

Rival camps fight as Doctors’ strike continues

Rival camps fight as  Doctors’ strike continues

The Uganda Medical Workers Union has sued striking doctors and medical practitioners for engaging in an illegal industrial action. The union has also sued the President of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr. Ekwaro Ebuku and Workers MP Dr. Sam Lyomoki, demanding for damages resulting from announcing a strike without following the prescribed legal procedures. According […]

Striking doctors start talks with government

Striking doctors start talks with government

Uganda Medical Association who had threatened to withdraw emergency services today (Monday, 13) instead will start negotiations to stop their strike. This comes after the health minister Dr Jane Acheng ordered the striking medical doctors to return to work today with RDCs asked to carry out roll call in public hospitals. At the weekend while […]