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16:30
16:30

MP Granted Leave to Present Motion on Doctors Strike 1 2

Batuwa requested the Speaker to allow him to move a motion without notice so that parliament arrives at a decision on the ongoing strike by intern doctors and the crisis it has posed in health facilities.
14:46
14:46

Irony: Doctors Arrested for Behaving in a Manner likely to Spread an Infectious Disease" Uganda Police 2

The doctors and medical interns were marching to Parliament to present the Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah with a petition to call for a special sitting of the house to address their demands so that doctors can go back to work. According to police, the medics were arrested for not adhering to COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures that do not allow the holding of processions
09:04
09:04

Uganda Medical Association President Attacked medics strike 1 Top story

The Uganda Medical Association General Secretary, Dr. Muhwezi Muhereza, says Dr. Obuku was attacked at around 8pm on Wednesday as he returned home from work.
13:47
13:47

Doctors Indefinitely Suspend Industrial Action doctors strike

Dr Ekwaro Obuku, the President of Uganda Medical Association says the UMA executive decided to extend their suspension until further notice as they await a review from government. Dr Obuku says that the body will make an announcement in April, 2018 regarding the matter.
13:27
13:27

Doctors Halt Strike after Govt Commitment doctors strike 2

The decision to halt the strike was declared by the National Executive Committee of the Uganda Medical Association at a meeting held at Silver Springs Hotel this morning.
16:42
16:42

Police Deploys 16 Doctors, Opens Medical Facilities to Public doctors strike 2

Medical doctors laid down their tools on November 6th to compel government to give them a pay rise and improve their welfare
11:43
11:43

Military Yet to Deploy Doctors at Mulago doctors strike

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF, Police and Prisons medical doctors have not yet arrived at Mulago, Kiruddu and Kawempe hospitals to take over provision of medical services from the striking doctors.
18:56
18:56

Ministerial Committee Meeting Fails to End Doctor's Strike doctors strike 5 1

Government officials led by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng met the top leadership of Uganda Medical Association-UMA in a tense meeting held at Statistics House in Kampala.
18:37
18:37

Owere to Govt: Workers Should Squeeze You More mp sam lyomoki 1

The Chairman of the National Organisation of Trade Unions NOTU Wilson Usher Owere has told the ministerial committee set up to lure medical workers into calling off their industrial action that he is happy because government has been squeezed by workers.
11:08
11:08

Nurses Union Abandons Suit against Striking Doctors doctors salaries

The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union, an independent entity working to safeguard the professional, social and organizational interests of nurses and midwives has written to court this morning demanding that it be expunged from the list of petitioners in the application.
15:56
15:56

Medical Council Cautions Doctors Against Suspending Emergency Care intern doctors 1

The council chairperson Prof Joel Okullo says the safety of patients is a core responsibility of doctors and that calling off emergency medical services would tantamount to professional misconduct.
17:39
17:39

Govt Sets Up Committee to Review Demands by Striking Doctors doctors strike

The Doctors are seeking an increase in the salary of medical interns from 960,000 Shillings to 8.5 million Shillings. They also demand that medical assistant and teaching assistants should be facilitated to earn up to 15 million Shillings, get a two-bedroom house and a 2.5cc vehicle.
16:20
16:20

LOP Accuses Gov't of Abandoning Health Sector doctors strike 1

According to Kiiza, many health facilities in the country still lack basic equipment and services despite the beautiful infrastructure erected by donors and projects.
12:47
12:47

Patients Get Treatment At Mulago As Doctors' Strike Continues doctors strike 3 1

Health workers under their umbrella Uganda Medical Workers Association UMA on Monday declared a nationwide industrial action following governments failure to honor their welfare and improve working conditions, although Government has stated that the industrial action is illegal, the doctors say they will maintain the strike.
08:35
08:35

LOP Kiiza Faults Gov't On Doctors' Strike doctors strike 1

Her concern came after Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng said that Uganda Medical Association UMA, the umbrella association championing the Nationwide strike is an illegal entity and henceforth not legally mandated to negotiate for the welfare of medical workers.
19:18
19:18

Gov't Refuses to Heed to Doctor's Demands doctors strike 1 1

Aceng says government will only act once the salary harmonization process is completed.
11:40
11:40

Kadaga Blames Government for Poor Health Care Services doctors strike 2 1 Top story

Members of Parliament have for the last five years called for lifting of a ban on recruitment of more health workers and increase pay for medical workers as a solution to the current crisis in the sector.
13:46
13:46

Kotido Health Workers Call Off Strike kotido district 3

The medics went on strike last week protesting government failure to remit their four months salary amounting to shs. 400 million.
15:27
15:27

Fort Portal Hospital Medical Workers Call Off Strike over Delayed Payment doctors on strike

Health workers at Fort Portal Referral hospital have called off their sit down strike after meeting the hospital administrators and receiving a commitment that their salaries will be paid by 27th May.
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