Health workers in major public hospitals in Haiti continue to strike over bad working conditions, as others join them to protest a hike in gang violence and kidnappings
The island has been forced to rely on foreign recruitment for nursing jobs, as eroding working conditions drive many abroad to richer countries
Nurses in Croatia have taken to the streets, protesting worsening working conditions and lack of recognition of their work by the ministry of health
Some governments have taken the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to limit people’s rights, including workers’ right to organize. Across the world, health workers who have organized strikes and other actions have faced repression and threats.
Thousands of nurses, midwives and similar healthcare professionals working in hospitals operated by the 20 District Health Boards will be on an eight-hour strike action on June 9, protesting low wage rates and understaffing