Without these first line workers, the impact of an outbreak could be highly consequential before they are called back or for a new team of surveillance workers to be trained and sent into unfamiliar terrains. Let us please hold together so our children can be happy with us.”All health workers (who are employed with the Civil Servant Agency) are receiving both the Liberian dollars salary and the United States dollars incentive. The National Health Workers Association of Liberia (NHWAL) ignored government pleas to refrain from striking and urged its members to stay off work after midnight on Monday. The call to strike was for nurses, medical assistants, lab technicians and other health workers, but did not include doctors. When the virus hit Liberia back in 2014, health workers were then expressing exasperations over delayed salary arrears.
Source: Front Page Africa November 14, 2017 02:48 UTC