Embu health workers end strike after 2 months

Embu hospital

A sign outside Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital as pictured on July 29, 2020. 

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Joseph Ngwasi, the Embu branch secretary of the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) said they resolved to return to work as the government agreed to address their grievances.
  • The deputy governor further said the national government promised to release funds on time, which will facilitate implementation of the agreement.

Health workers in Embu returned to work on Thursday, ending a strike that lasted about two months, after singing a deal with the county government.

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