Patients suffer as health workers' strike continues 

Health workers strike

Police officers attempt to stop a demo by health workers in Mombasa on December 16, 2020.

Photo credit: Laban Walloga | Nation Media Group 

What you need to know:

  • Kenya National Union of Nurses Secretary-General Seth Panyako on Wednesday said the nurses’ strike is still on. 
  • Health workers are demanding an increase in risk allowances, sufficient personal protective equipment and comprehensive health cover.

The strike by health workers entered its eleventh day on Wednesday, with operations paralysed in public hospitals across country.

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