Concerns over amendments to the Health Services Act.

Credit : Newsday THERE are fears that the recently signed Health Service Amendment Act could trample on the rights of health workers. Speaking to NewsDay, Community Working Group on Health executive director Itai Rusike  said the Act is neither democratic nor consultative. He said workers in the public health sector  are now disadvantaged in several ways, since now they cannot strike and bargain collectively. “It is unfortunate that health workers are caught in the middle of a system that is slow to respond to their needs and ethical pressures not…

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