Kenyan doctors slam government plan to import medics from Cuba

The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists’ Union have slammed a government’s plan to hire medical workers from Cuba.

Union officials said today that there are over 1,000 trained doctors who have not been employed since last year.

KMPDU Secretary General Ouma Oluga said they have waited for deployment since May 2017, adding that there are additional specialists who have been waiting for deployment to counties.