Give Us Back Our Jobs, Nurses Plead

Mike Mwaniki, The Nation, February 23, 2006

Nairobi - More than 1,600 medical workers who were laid off last year, yesterday asked the Government to honour its reinstatement promise.

At a meeting in Nairobi of the National Nurses Association of Kenya, they called on Health minister Charity Ngilu and her Finance colleague, Mr Amos Kimunya, to give them their jobs back immediately.

Last month, Mrs Ngilu said they would soon get their jobs back, saying that the dismissal of nurses and clinical officers had adversely affected hospitals countrywide. ... Give