Uhuru Kenyatta's Friday new directives have caused a lot of tension not only on Kenyans but also on the Kenyan leaders.
Mombasa county has fired Dr.Mwachonda ,the Secretary to Kenya medical practitionist of Doctors Union (KMPDU) and other 86 doctors for failing to offer their services to the people of Mombasa county. This is a big blow to health fraternity. The Union recently had signed an agreement with the CS for health Mr.Kagwe.The gorvenment later on never honoured the agreement. The union boss blamed the county governments for playing double standards with health matters. The chairman to the council of governors ,Mr.Oparanya
The Daily Nation has today reported that the government of Kenya has failed terribly to contain the spread of the deadly virus despite the peace of mind, denials, and show of bravado mainly from the Ministry of Health that everything is good as far because the Covid-19 pandemic while things are different and becoming more worse than before. According to the news presented today, Kenyans are visiting be forced to stay reception within the approaching days because doctors have laid down their tools of labor today,
Chibanzi Mwachonda came third with 15.5 percent in the elections, which was conducted on Thursday, May 6 - During his rule as KMPDU secretary-general, Mwachonda drove specialists in challenging helpless compensation.Abidan Muchuma clenched the position of the chairperson by getting 36.6 percent of the votes, trailed by Benjamin Magare with 32.1 percent.
Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists, and Dentists' Union, through their acting Secretary-General, Dr. Chibanzi Mwachonda has confirmed the launch of their strike starting from Monday 21st December 2020. According to the letter inviting the media, Mwachonda has said that they will launch the doctors' strike in Kisii before proceeding to the burial of their colleague, Dr. Stephen Mogusu. The strike will be launched at Nyakoe Hotel in Kisii County. In a strike notice on Saturday, the union said that Medical
The Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has cautioned that there are no spaces left inside Intensive Care Units (ICUs) the nation over.
In a bid to force the government’s hand into action, private doctors will be joining their public colleagues fired in Mombasa County beginning next week Monday. The 86 practitioners were let go after they disagreed with their employer over the implementation of their return to work formula. The sacking has attracted huge public outcry and condemnation across the country. Dr Chibanzi Mwachonda in an interview with the media as broadcast on KTN News said the following. “There was a doctor’s strike that started
Dr.Jackline Wanjiru has been offered a job opportunity in Kisii County.The county secretary and head of public service , Patrick Lumumba confirmed this while addressing the mourners at Iranda primary school grounds Kisii. Many people had tendered their application but the county government decided to consider the widow as an appreciation to what the husband was doing to this country before he met his death while on duty.The late Dr.Mogusu was burrows on Monday,the same day his colleagues declared a nationwide
KMPDU Union leaders addressing the media at Nyakoe hotel in Kisii county today on Monday Kenya medical practitioners and dentist union (KMPDU) have officially launched their strike country wide notice as from today midnight and challenged health cabinet secretary Mutahi kagwe to sack them Addressing the press at Nyakoe Hotel in kisii county the union Secretary General Chibanzi Mwachonda said they have tried their best negotiating with the government for more than one month now in vain. They highlighted their
The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists, and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has warned that Intensive Care Units (ICUs) across the country are running out of space.
Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Union Chairman Chibanzi Mwachonda have been fired as fresh details emerge. In a report via the Radio Citizen, it KMPDU chairman Chibanzi Mwachonda has been fired in inclusion to other 86 doctors. Mwachonda has been fired by the Mombasa County government over gross misconduct for failure to resume to duty before the notice. "KMPDU Chairman Chibanzi Mwachonda among 86 doctors fired by the Mombasa County Gov't over gross misconduct for refusal to resume duty," read the report.
The doctors and ministry of health reached an agreement to end the doctors strike that has been on for more than two weeks . The doctors signed a return to work formula on Thursday afternoon after they reached the agreement with the three parties ,the doctors ,county of governors and the ministry of health. Kagwe while speaking to the press said that it's good to solve things that way but sitting on the table and talking Dr Mwachonda on his side said that it took the intervention of the president in order to
KMPDU Chairman Chibanzi Mwachonda. Kenyans across the country are set to continue to suffer once again after the doctor's decision not to resume work despite a prior agreement with the national government. The doctors had agreed a return to work but county governments have since quashed the agreement leading to the doctors to resume their strike. The KMPDU Chairman Mr. Chibanzi Mwachonda has been very vocal against the government which has continued to prioritize other issues over important things like
The Secretary General of Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board announced on Tuesday that there are no space left in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).He went ahead to urge the public to take care since already the available spaces in the ICU is already occupied.
Specialists presently say the current political social affairs the nation over might imperil gains made in the battle against Covid-19. Through their association with KMDPU, the specialists said regardless of the circumstance seeming as though it is leveled out, political conventions that keep on being held the nation over and the overall laxity that keeps on being displayed by Kenyans put the increases made at the danger of inversion. "So pushing ahead is to encourage region governments that marked the
Due to the government’s failure to address this shortage, health workers have been forced to spend up to 19 hours in hospital wards, which has increased their exposure. The low quality of PPEs is another concern raised by the union. Mwachonda insists that PPEs of a standard quality from the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority “must be availed for the doctors and other healthcare workers.. We will not allow our members to die on the line of duty.” Once infected as a result of these conditions, health workers
Mombasa county government had sacked 86 doctors including their National chairperson Chibanzi Mwachonda. The county has sacked the doctors for refusing to return to work and paralysing health services in the county. This is according to reports given by the Nation Breaking news. The decision by Mombasa county government comes days after the government had reached a return to work agreement with the doctors . This was,however,made complicated when the council of governors came out to criticize the agreement saying
KMPDU chairman chibanzu Mwachonda has been laid off. According to an update by Kenyans.co.ke, he was among 86 doctors who were fired by the county government of Mombasa after they failed to return to work as ordered. The medics were fired through a notice signed by Mombasa County Public Service Board secretary Jeizun Faruk, he directed the health CAS to ensure that the medics were removed from the list of doctors employed by the government as they return all government property under their custody. Health cabinet
What you need to know. Talking to Sunday Nation, Dr. Mwachonda said, "We have been very lenient. The union suspended the strike to give room for discussions but these have not been fruitful. The strike begins on Monday. The government should stop taking us for granted." Doctors' 21-day strike notice expired on 6th December but instead chose to postpone the strike from work for 14 more days. Medical officers, Doctors Administrators, Sub-County Medical Officers, Pharmacists, Dentists, Medical Superintendents,
Photo Curtesy: Scretary General Chibanzi Mwachonda ACTING KMPDU Sec Gen Mwachonda Chibanzi says doctors' strike has been called off; adds they will continue to serve Kenyans. Doctors have been in strike since Monday 21 leaving health sector scrambling with load of patients. This has relsulted from a fruitful agreement made between the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutai Kagwe and Chibanzi. Dr Mwachonda Chibanzi, the Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) Secretary General on Thursday,