Tuesday, 14 January 2014 - 10:25
Government increases allowances for health sector workers
The government has taken measures to increase several allowances paid to the state sector health workers, from the beginning of this year.
Accordingly, the government has increased the uniform allowance paid to health sector staff and the telephone allowance paid to the Para Medical Officers.
The health sector staff receiving the increased Uniform Allowance includes Nursing Officers, Midwives, Public Health Officers, Public Health Field Officers of Anti- Malaria Filaria, Entomological Assistants, School Dental Therapists, Veterinary Vaccinators, Animals Unit Controllers, Health Drivers and Junior Health Staff.