Will the doctors' strike bear any fruit? | ON THE SPOT
Ugandan doctors have laid down their tools and put up a five-point demand front line for government. The demands come at a time when a cash strapped government emerging from the ruins of the pandemic is struggling to boost the economy.
They have been in serious in negotiations with the head of state and yet, not much has been shown in action to respond to these demands.
As the stalemate reaches a crucial point, tonight, we ask the ever more important question; Can government meet each demand of the health workers? And if it can’t, will the health workers agree to return to work on a whim of promises? On the Spot, we hosted the Secretary General of the Uganda Medical Association Dr Henry Luswata, who has been at the frontline of negotiations, Emanuel Ainebyoona from the ministry of health and Dr Kamara Nicholas, a medical doctor and Member of Parliament.