Thousands of doctors, medical interns and trainees and medical students went on strike from August 23, protesting the government’s proposed healthcare reform plan
Chile is recording nearly 4,000 new cases everyday and about 95% of the ICU beds in the hospitals across the country have already been occupied
Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK
The increasing corporatisation of the health sector has meant that private interests not only play a huge role in determining policy, but also control licensing. This is a threat for countries like India.
Giuliano Granato of Potere al Popolo discusses how the devastating COVID-19 outbreak has impacted Italy’s working class
Pakistan’s healthcare system is suffering from chronic under investment, worsened by the current privatization drive imposed by the IMF and carried out by the government of Imran Khan
Several students were gravely injured after the Military Police illegally raided the University campus and open fired at students
Unions are protesting the transfer of support staff members to NHS’ wholly owned subsidiary company. They claim that the company, created to gain tax exemptions, will alter the pay and conditions of the staff.
After weeks of mass mobilizations against the privatization of healthcare and education, Hondurans are demanding the resignation of president Juan Orlando Hernández
The government has yet to respond to the demands of the education and healthcare workers who have been mobilizing to defend the sectors for more than a month.
In this episode of Around the World, we go to Sudan, Algeria, and Honduras.
Massive mobilizations in Honduras rage on and channelize widespread anger and rejection of against the far-right government of Juan Orlando Hernández