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Uganda’s plan to send 1,000 medical workers to Libya criticised by activists

Uganda is planning to send about 1,000 medical workers to Libya, an official said on Friday, a plan criticised by health activists who believe it would further weaken the country’s struggling health care system. Over the last decade, foreign recruiters and employers from the Middle East have increasingly turned to the east African nation for cheap labour. Thousands are already there working as waitresses, domestic servants, store clerks and in other jobs. Milton Turyasiima, commissioner of employment services in the labour ministry, said a hospital in Benghazi, Libya’s second biggestRead More