Kenyan doctors insist on threefold pay rise
23 November 2011, 08:20
Doctors on Tuesday maintained they had to get 300 per cent
salary increase if they are to drop their plans to stage a countrywide
strike on December 5.
That would nearly put them at par with their
counterparts in southern African countries who enjoy far better salaries
Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and
Dentists Union (KMPDU) said raising salaries to the level of those given
to doctors in Namibia, Botswana and South Africa would reverse the
unending exodus of Kenyans to those countries.
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