Doctors’ strike
South Korea doctors strike ends South Korean doctors end strike after deal with government 

Thousands of doctors, medical interns and trainees and medical students went on strike from August 23, protesting the government’s proposed healthcare reform plan

Kenya protest Anti-corruption protests, health workers’ agitations point to depth of Kenya’s COVID-19 crisis

Very little progress has been made in resolving the issues raised by doctors and nurses in Kenya. Meanwhile, protests have broken out in many cities against alleged misappropriation of funds for COVID-19 equipment

Doctors in Kenya strike for better conditions as infection rate among professionals rises

Over 750 healthcare workers tested positive, at least 14 of whom died, including some of the country’s top doctors. The union claims that doctors have not received their salaries since July and don’t have health insurance

Egypt doctors strike Doctors in Egypt threaten mass resignation as deaths of colleagues continue

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate issued a formal statement warning of a medical catastrophe in the absence of adequate arrangements of PPEs and tests for medical staff in the country

Ghana Medical Association advances in Government talks and withdraws strike call

The GMA warned the government that they would take strike action if it failed to implement an agreement on Conditions of Service, the deadline for whose implementation was January 1, 2020

Ghana doctors call off strike after government cowers to demands

With a previous Conditions of Service agreement – signed after a three-week long strike in 2015 – having expired on January 1 this year, the Ghana Medical Association had warned of another strike that could cripple public healthcare, if the government did not sign a new agreement by November 17

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