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A patient waits on the floor alone, without carers who are on strike, at the Kisumu County Hospital in Kisumu on December 8, 2016.
Kenyan medics and hospitals workers have embarked on a nationwide strike. Unions are demanding a 300-percent pay rise for doctors and 25- to 40-percent pay rise for nurses that they say was agreed in a 2013 collective bargaining agreement, but has yet to be implemented. Several patients have died as a result of lack of care in public hospitals, many of which are completely unstaffed. Kenyans have been directed to private clinics that are unaffordable to the majority of the population.   / AFP PHOTO / James KAYEE
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