Kenya: We Will Not Be Cowed, Nurses Vow As Strike Enters Day 37

Nurses have vowed to press on with their strike until their grievances are fully addressed, brushing aside governors’ threats to sack them.

With 36 days already gone since this cadre of health staff stopped reporting to work to demand higher risk allowances and to protest over poor working conditions, the Kenya National Union of Nurses (Knun) yesterday said they are tired of being taken for granted and will not be intimidated.

Union officials blamed the worsening situation in hospitals across the…


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