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Kenyan doctors demand pay increase

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by MaxShimba, Nov 20, 2011.

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    MaxShimba JF-Expert Member

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    Kenyan doctors demand pay increase


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    Photo/PHOEBE OKALL/NATION Kenya medical practitioners, pharmacists and dentists union (KMPDU) secretary general Dr Boniface Chitayi (centre), national Treasurer Dr Wambui Waithaka (right) and chairman Dr Victor Ng'ani during a press conference on November 19, 2011.
    Doctors in public hospitals are demanding a new scheme of service that will see the gross salary of the lowest paid rise to Sh240, 000 up from the current Sh60, 000.

    The highest paid doctor – a medical specialist – will take home a gross salary of Sh520, 000 up from the current 130,000.

    The doctors, who have threatened to go on strike in December, said this increase will only affect their basic pay during daytime work hours of 8am to 5pm. Read more ยป
     
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    MaxShimba JF-Expert Member

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    Good for them. May be Kenya will listen.
     
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