Strikes in Kenya: From The Rare Normal to Common Normal

Strikes in Kenya had changed from the rare normal to the common normal.  Health workers have had more than a fair share in this aspect. Other recent industrial action disputes have included teachers, university lecturers etc.  Currently Nairobi County health workers were on strike. Where I work as a health sciences academia, services could be

Safeguard Against Strikes, Lockouts By Health Care Workers in Kenya

It seemed that there was an urgent need for safeguards against strikes and lockouts by health care workers in Kenya, at least several interested parties had expressed this desire over time.  The government had sponsored the Labour Relations (Ammendment) Bill 2019 which was doing its rounds this week in the national assembly.  This is in

A critical analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya in the advent of policy change demands

1.0 Introduction This is a critical analysis of the nursing situation in Kenya as it focuses on highlighting day-to-day conundrums that we all face as nurses in the advent of policy change demands.  It is a trail of social media postings by various individuals on the subject over time.  A realistic approach to policy analysis

Need for due care in the advent of NCK online returns to avoid data phishing of nurses’ data

There is an ongoing debate on social media about the new method of making nurses returns using google forms or whether it could end up being a form of data phishing? The message reads thus: “Dear …….., NCK is updating its registers of professionals. Kindly click this link and update your info https://forms.gle/hvJ11WhyjotyexwT6″ The question