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Health workers in UK intensify their fight for fair wages and dignity

Underpaid and overworked, workers of the UK’s National Health Service are demanding a wage hike on par with inflation. Both nurses and ambulance workers went on strike in recent days

Daily Round-up | 800,000 workers stage massive strike in South Africa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a strike by South African public sector employees, a court dismissing charges against Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, Iran resuming uranium enrichment, and a strike by nurses in Portugal

Daily Round-up | Turkish airstrikes in Syria kill 6, wound 80 & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of the Turkish strikes in Syria and Iraq, protests by health workers in Spain, the agreements in COP27, and marches for racial justice in Brazil

Daily Round-up | Countries call for climate reparations at COP27 & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the beginning of the COP27 summit, protests in Ghana, British nurses voting for a strike, and countries uniting on a way to save rainforests

ASHA workers India Lauded by WHO, India’s frontline health workers are still fighting for basic rights

Over one million Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers have been awarded the WHO’s Global Health Leaders Award, recognizing their role in ensuring access to care in a health system that is still widely inaccessible, and increasingly privatized

Uganda allied health workers strike Health workers in Uganda strike over pay disparities and unkept promises

A strike by allied health workers in Uganda has led nurses and physicians to announce industrial action too in case the government fails to live up to its promises of increasing salaries

Ambulance drivers strike Croatia Ambulance drivers and nurses strike in Croatia

Non-emergency ambulance drivers and nurses in eight counties of Croatia held a strike on the grounds of pay disparity

Portugal nurses strike Nurses in Algarve, Portugal strike against meager salaries, exhaustion

Nurses in the south district of Algarve, Portugal, held a one-day strike in an attempt to pressure the health administration to provide funds for better working conditions

Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

Health and care workers Slovenia Health and care workers in Slovenia fight for pay hikes and equal rights

Around 50,000 workers in the Slovenian health and care sectors went on strike on February 16 protesting poor working conditions, low salaries, outdated norms and regulations, and violations of the agreements

Tanzania plans to allot Indigenous ancestral land to UAE hunting firm and other stories

Today we look at the threat of expulsion facing over 70,000 Maasai people in Tanzania, the killing of 3 Syrian soldiers in an Israeli airstrike, and more

New Zealand health workers strike New Zealand government under pressure as health workers prepare for massive strikes

Over 10,000 allied health workers from over 70 different vocation groups are preparing to strike after more than a year of “fruitless” contract negotiations