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Health workers, students and teachers rise up for their rights in Greece

Health workers demanded fresh investment in the sector to combat the pandemic while students and teachers opposed the deployment of security forces on university campuses

Health workers Protest-Greece Health workers mobilize in Greece demanding more resources 

The protesting workers have demanded massive refinancing of the health sector, more recruitments, and a substantial increase in their salaries and pensions by reversing the cuts introduced in 2012 due to the economic crisis

Workers Protest-Greece Workers mobilize across Greece demanding protection of public health and safer workplaces

The Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Associations has presented a series of demands in light of the spike in COVID-19 cases. These include urgent mass recruitment and appointment to permanent positions for all doctors

Mass detention of health workers in India; union to continue fight 

As many as 2,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) were forcefully detained in the State of Andhra Pradesh on November 2. They were staging protests to demand the implementation of the National Health Mission guidelines

Swiss health workers organize week-long protest demanding pay rise and recruitment

Protests were organized across Switzerland by health workers with the support of trade unions and progressive political groups. The protesters demanded pay rise, bonus, safer working conditions and more recruitment

Healthworkers Protests-France Health workers protest in France amid new COVID-19 spike

In the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases, a state of health emergency has been declared in Paris. Health workers have demanded increased workforce and resources to fight the pandemic

Health workers across Delhi strike against unpaid wages

Health workers pointed out that they have not been paid their salaries for the past 4 months.

Healthcare workers in Germany strike for better work conditions

The trade union Ver.di is demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8 percent for federal and local employees, as well as a maximum of a 45-hour work week. They are also demanding a hike in trainee pay

German health workers stage protest demanding better working conditions, higher wages

The protest was called by the trade union Ver.di. The workers are demanding an increase in salaries by 4.8%, a hike in trainee pay, and a maximum of a 45-hour week for emergency service staff

Public healthcare strikes continue in Kenya as workers demand their rights

Doctors and nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi have downed tools. Meanwhile, the strike by medics in Embu county’s government hospitals was called off after the government committed to a timeline to address their grievances

Health workers protest-Belgium Massive rally in Belgium demands refinancing of healthcare

Participants in the rally held on September 13 denounced the commodification of healthcare and demanded massive refinancing of health services in the country through investments in infrastructure

South African health workers demand safe working conditions

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union of South Africa warned that its 200,000 public workers will strike on Sept. 10 if their concerns are not addressed.

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