Healthcare workers
Pregnancy and labor during COVID-19

New Frame traces the coronavirus through the cycle of life in a series of intimate portraits from Gauteng. This is what new mothers are experiencing in the time of Covid-19.

“Where is the money,” Hondurans ask government as health care system collapses

Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests

Doctors protest Kashmir Harassment of healthcare professionals triggers protests in Kashmir

The Doctors Association in Kashmir staged a protest against the rising harassment of healthcare workers on May 26. There have been a number of instances of senior medical professionals being assaulted or prevented from doing their duty by the police

Two-weeks off after every week of work for nurses in Zimbabwe

An agreement over this work shift was reached between the government and the nurses’ unions on May 13, averting a strike action against the government’s call for nurses to return to full-time work

Pakistan workers COVID 19 Lockdown due to COVID-19 hits garment and textile sector in Pakistan

Since March, nearly half a million textile and garment industry workers have been dismissed in Punjab province alone, as per the Pakistan Workers’ Federation

Kashmir COVID crisis Indian security forces assault healthcare workers in Kashmir

Healthcare workers in Kashmir are alleging that security forces enforcing the shutdown are stopping them from performing their duties. A number of health workers have reportedly been roughed up for violating the curfew

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

Healthcare workers in Kenya’s Meru county set to strike on February 5

The county government has not responded to workers’ demand for the payment of their statutory dues for the months of November and December

Latvia health workers Latvia’s healthcare workers set to strike demanding higher government spending

While a law passed by parliament in December 2017 calls for health sector spending to the tune of 4% of the GDP, the government’s latest budgetary proposals have allocated only 3.3%

Argentina’s medical residents strike for pay

Hundreds of public healthcare professionals have not received their salaries for the past five months

Costa Rican health care workers begin a two-day-long general strike

The health care professionals are protesting against a tax reform approved last year in December, which seeks to privatize public health care services in the country

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