FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 file photo, a striking doctor holds his stethoscope in the air as he and other medical staff protest the detention of their union leaders, outside an appeal court in Nairobi, Kenya. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
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Kenyan doctors signed a deal on Tuesday to end a strike over pay and working conditions that has crippled public hospitals for 100 days.Poor salaries and working conditions – such as a lack of vital drugs and equipment – have pushed Kenyan doctors to flee the public sector or go to other countries where there are better opportunities.The KMPDU union says the country has one doctor to 17,000 patients, while the World Health Organization recommends one to 1,000 .The government said the CBA was still being fine-tuned but doctors had argued it was a legal deal which they wanted implemented immediately.
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