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Health workers hang up their lab coats in protest

Health workers in Konjic, BIH, stopped working in protest against a prolonged financial crisis of key health institutions in the city

Australia healthcare workers protest Essential healthcare workers walkout in South Australia, demand workplace safety

Over a 100 workers staged a walkout in a one-day strike action on December 14, the second to hit major hospitals in South Australia this month. Workers have complained of serious understaffing in State hospitals and unsafe work practices

Amazon workers reject unsafe conditions after storm-hit site collapse and other stories

Today we look at the death of 6 workers after an Amazon site collapsed in the US, reports of civilians killed during a U.S.-SDF raid in Syria, and more

Sri Lanka protests Sri Lankan public section workers stage strike seeking salary hike

After teachers and health workers, public sector workers in Sri Lanka struck working demanding higher wages in the face of repeated price hikes and an economic crisis

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more

The cost of being a Palestinian: Shatha Odeh’s ordeal in prison

Shirin Abu Fannouneh, Shatha Odeh’s daughter, recounts her mother’s ordeal to Dr. Delen De la Paz from the People’s Health Movement

Across the globe, health workers push back against informalization, austerity and poor conditions

Doctors have been applauded as heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the working conditions of many physicians, especially junior doctors in the Global South, have been on the decline for years, leading to an increase in discontent and protests

The arrest of Shatha Odeh undermines access to health care in Palestine

On 7 July, Israeli Occupying Forces detained 10 Palestinian activists including Dr Shatha Odeh from Health Work Committees. Odeh’s work is an important contribution to the right of health in Palestine

Israel detains Dr. Shatha Odeh of the Palestinian Health Work Committees

The detention of Dr. Shatha Odeh comes a month after Israel ordered her organization, the Health Work Committees, to cease functioning. Dr. Odeh is also the regional coordinator of the People’s Health Movement

Public Services Day: a focus on community health workers

Although they have played a key role for securing access to health care in epidemic conditions, including the Ebola epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic, community health workers are still under-recognized and underpaid

Social movements and protestors intensify struggle in Colombia and other stories

Today we look at the latest on the national strike in Colombia, a strike for better pay and staffing by health workers in New Zealand, and more

Gaza death toll crosses 100, extremist mobs attack Palestinians and other stories

Today we look at the attacks by extremist mobs on Palestinians, demands for fair wages and safety by nursing home workers in the US, and more

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