Lawrence to lobby for higher salary for health workers

first_imgPublic Health Minister Volda Lawrence said she would be lobbying for an improved salary scale for persons working for basic wages within the health sector.She was at the time speaking to staff members of the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre last Friday, during the closing ceremony of a two-week capacity-building programme for orthotic and prosthetic technicians.The technicians, most of them hailing from the Centre, were very instrumental inPublic Health Minister Volda Lawrenceproviding prosthetic limbs and orthotic devices for some 25 persons.Minister Lawrence said while she was grateful for the work put in by the technicians and other staff, there was no doubt that the salaries of those who labour so strenuously needed to be improved.“We are presently at the Ministry of Health trying to work with the Public Service Ministry so that persons who are branded in some particular fields and have been left there to languish, to address your salary scale so you can be remunerated properly for the important services you provide,” the Minister is quoted by the Department of Public Information as saying.She noted that the process was “taking a little longer than we thought it would have taken, but good things come to those who wait,” she assured.“We will continue to fight that fight so that persons in those other Ministries understand the important role that many of you play in the health sector, especially you here at the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre.”Director of the Rehabilitation Centre, Cynthia Massay lauded the Minister’s commitment to health workers particularly those working at the centre.last_img read more

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first_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact 0 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Despite being teammates with the Arizona Cardinals, receiver Larry Fitzgerald and corner Patrick Peterson may square off on national TV Sunday. With the NFL Pro Bowl’s new version of a “fantasy draft” rather than pitting the AFC and NFC, the Cardinals duo was selected to opposite sides by captains Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders. Should the two be matched up against each other, fans will get a look at what’s likely one of the best daily matchups in the NFL. center_img The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Top Stories Peterson was the fifth overall pick and first defensive player selected, and Fitzgerald was automatically assigned to Rice’s team as the last available receiver. Fitzgerald will be joined on Rice’s team by Cardinals linebacker John Abraham and special teamer Justin Bethel, who could square off against Peterson should he return punts. The Pro Bowl is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. last_img read more


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