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Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:24 - Updated Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:24

MINSA and nurses' union resume negotiations

Luanda - The Ministry of Health (MINSA) and the Angolan Nurses' Union resume next Thursday the negotiations around the claims list submitted to the Government.

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Despite this step, the trade union informs that it will only clear the strike called for December 19 if the negotiations are successful.

In question is a list that has as fundamental points the salary increase, correctness of categories and improvement of the working conditions in the Angolan health units, as well as the promotion of category of the professionals of the branch with more than five years of service.

Likewise, in the list, the transition from nursing professionals from the old career to the present, the transition of the auxiliaries qualified with the promotion course for the categories of nursing technician, and the internal public tender for the technicians who increased the academic levels in the area.

The secretary general of the National Union of Nurses of Angola (SINDEA), who spoke during the general assembly of professionals in the sector, said that the call for the strike arises because of the delay in the response of the ministry on the issues raised and presented.

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