With the second surge wave of corona virus has complicated matrix in various economy sectors. The goverment of Kenya through ministry of health has insisted kenyans to adhere to ministry of health covid-19 protocol guidelines measures such as keep social distancing and wearing facemasks. These measures are seen to be one way of curb the spread of virus. The goverment have been appreciating the health workers their good work.
Virus has hit hard in health sector where some frontline medics have succumb to covid-19. Health workers through their union have raised their concerns to national goverment to address the but government has failed to address their grievances.
The onion have planned to go on industrial action from tommorow on Monday 7th December 2020. The strike will be both nurses and clinical officers. This mean Industrial action will paralyzed everything in the health sectors. Patients will not be help by health workers until the day goverment will address their grievances. They have issue strike notice include payment of some cash for risk allowance to all nurses, delay of salaries to all nurses, provision of Group Life Insurance Cover to all nurses according to collective bargaining agreement.
However, despite of notice from the union demanding the to go on industrial action tomorrow. It is a sigh of relief to health sector with Moi Eldoret referral hospital move. Moi Eldoret referral teachings hospital is a national referral hospital in Kenya, located along Nandi Road in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county. The hospital management have tried their best to hold consultative crucial meeting with health sector stakeholders. They have agreed with health workers hence have averted looming crises for tomorrow. Therefore from tomorrow health services will be available for patients at this period of virus.
Moreso nurse union have suspended loom Crises for tomorrow.
In conclusion, the above discussion shows well good news to health sectors as Moi Eldoret referral teaching hospital makes the above move.
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