Doctors call off strike after striking deal with county
SEE ALSO :Sacked doctors fight to keep jobsHe noted that KMPDU will continue to engage in CBA monitoring committee chaired by the county secretary as applied to counties in Nyanza. Osuri said that doctors believe that the agreement will be implemented and they will not be forced to again demand the same. The agreement involves Sh250 million set aside by the county government to effect all promotions according to the current schemes of service and place all doctors with a Masters degree in Job group Q and above, depending on the years served and the services of the scheme. The county government confirmed to have paid for the comprehensive Health Insurance under NHIF for all doctors effected July 1. The doctors will be granted study leaves according to the training policy of the county department of health with the promise of paying all pending statutory deductions by June 30.
SEE ALSO :Medics end strike after dealThe county acting health executive Nerry Achar said with the functional Public service board, the administration will implement the agreement without hesitation. “With the cost element we have factored in money to ensure that we honour this agreement,” said Achar. He explained that the county is considering all the promotions with adequate provisions for overall medical human resource.
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