(From The Monitor (Uganda) - AAGM)
Byline: Wossita Samuel
Health workers in government hospitals will go on strike starting at midnight tonight to demand a pay increment, their union has announced.
The chairman of Uganda Medical and Allied Workers Union, Dr Apollo Nyangasi, told The Monitor by telephone yesterday that all negotiation avenues with government had been exhausted.
"The decision is a painful one to our patients but we also need to sort out our welfare to be in the mood to offer quality medical services," he said.
He said the strike would be indefinite and advised patients to seek medical services from private …