Nurses teargassed in march to Parliament

Nurses demonstrating in the streets of Kisii town on September 13, 2017. Nurses on Thursday camped outside the Ministry of Health headquarters for nearly two hours demanding to have an audience with Health Cabinet Secretary  Cleopa Mailu. PHOTO | BENSON MOMANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Nurses gave their colleagues who had resumed work 24 hours to rejoin their strike which is now in its fourth month.

  • A few nurses were arrested in the commotion but were later released by police.

  • Mr Panyako accused the government of using what he termed “rogue police officers” to intimidate the health workers, whose strike has now entered day 117.

Nurses on Thursday camped outside the Ministry of Health headquarters for nearly two hours demanding to have an audience with Health Cabinet Secretary  Cleopa Mailu.

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