Crisis as 17 doctors take break in Taita Taveta
SEE ALSO :Drivers miffed by transfersAlso grilled by the committee was County Secretary Liverson Mghendi. The committee chaired by Frank Mmare summoned the senior officials to shed light on deteriorating health services. The committee also raised its concerns with the sacking of 343 casuals from the health department, an occurrence that has thrown hospitals into a bigger staff crisis. The department also lacks a substantive executive to head it. John Mwangeka, who was nominated by Governor Granton Samboja (pictured), is yet to be vetted by the assembly. Mr Kirote explained that the doctors are receiving full salaries, house, risk and extraneous allowances, while on leave.
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