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DOCTORS STRIKE: Intern doctors suspend provision of emergency services in hospitals
The interns have stated that they cannot work under intimidation and therefore will be in line with the aspirations of the Uganda Medical Association.

Over 1000 intern doctors will today begin a nationwide strike.The announcement comes amid ongoing industrial action called by the Uganda Medical Association over low pay and poor working conditions.

The President of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr.Ekwaro Obuku confirmed the development.

"The key issue is that they have been intimidated by their supervisors", Dr Oboku stated.

The interns have stated that they cannot work under intimidation and therefore will be in line with the aspirations of the Uganda Medical Association.