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Doctors Choose To Strike Than Making Truce With Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda

Ugandan doctors have resumed their industrial strike failing to make truce withe rugunda accusing government of failing to meet their demands.

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This was resolved during a Monday meeting by all doctors under their umbrella body, Uganda Medical Association (UMA) held at Davis Lecture Theatre at Mulago National Referral Hospital.

They first declared their industrial strike on October 9 also celebrated as Independence Day in Uganda.

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda tried without success to convince the doctors to return to work but was met with boos and hisses. He was forced to walk out.

The UMA president, Dr Ekwaro Obuku, said the will only be called off if government answers their demands.

The UMA general secretary, Dr Mukuzi Muhereza, said all out patients (OPD) CARE will be closed, including all routine non-emergency clinics like diabetes, HIV and antenatal.

Source: edge

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