End of doctors' strike could be imminent

Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu after his talks with officials of the Kenya Medical Practitioners Dentists and Pharmacists Union at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi on January 17, 2017. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with four members of the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union for more than six hours.

  • Their main agenda, according to a doctor privy to the ongoing discussions, was the contentious 2013 collective bargaining agreement (CBA).

The end of the doctors' strike could be imminent following talks between the government and the medical practitioners' union in Nairobi on Tuesday.

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