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Byline: Joseph Mazige and Cissy Makumbi
The government plans to increase salaries of medical workers, Health minister Stephen Mallinga has said.
Dr Mallinga said the move will also improve the working conditions of medical workers as a means to counter the exodus of the health professionals.
"I have seen many of our doctors in the southern part of Africa where they run for better pay," the minister said on Saturday at the closure of a medical eye camp at Gulu Referral Hospital.
Dr Mallinga acknowledged that salaries for doctors and nurses are still small but added that efforts were being made to ensure the professionals are highly …