Govt not able to pay striking Doctors, Minister Aceng claims

Govt not able to pay striking Doctors, Minister Aceng claims

The minister of Health Ruth Aceng has told Parliament that government can currently meet only two of the demands raised by striking doctors. Aceng told MPs on the Health Committee of Parliament that government is ready to improve pay for interns and senior house officers immediately. Doctors laid down their tools on Tuesday citing outstanding […]

Doctors STRIKE for more wages than MPs in Uganda

Doctors STRIKE for more wages than MPs in Uganda

Doctors have resolved to go on strike over poor pay. This was resolved at a emergency meeting of the Medical Workers Union is at Mulago Hospital. Last month, doctors voted to go on strike at all public hospitals, commencing today, unless government responds to their demands. Their list of demands includes, a salary for doctors that […]