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Protests took place throughout Egypt’s governorates, demanding immediate legal actions against assaulters of Al-Matariya hospital doctors
The protesting doctors marched unto the ministry raising the same demands they raised during their partial strike last year
Three doctors are being investigated for supporting the 2012 partial doctors’ strike
The syndicate held its General Assembly on Friday amid tension between doctors with different political affiliations
Doctors Syndicate announces its opinion on a draft labour Law, which was made public by the Ministry of Health
Doctors claim patient protests are illegitimate fabrications
Striking doctors claim threats, a Ministry of Health tactic to end strike
Continues tactic of group resignations
Move comes as ministry begins strike-breaking offensive
Hundreds of doctors and other protesters formed a chain along Qasr Al-Eini Street in downtown Cairo on Thursday in support of the ongoing doctors strike.
Ministry of Health seeking solution as support for strike grows
Doctor strike committee plans to keep up strike beyond Eid holiday
As the doctors’ strike continues, doctors in the Sinai Peninsula object to lack of security.
The newly-founded union set a number of goals it wishes to achieve.
Striking doctors consider mass resignations
Minor skirmishes, but talks with government underway
CAIRO: Doctors protested outside the Cabinet headquarters Thursday to reiterate demands of better healthcare, better pay and security at hospitals. About 200 doctors representing hospitals across the country were joined by striking public transport drivers and workers at air-conditioning manufacturer, Unionaire. Thousands of doctors are reportedly on strike, but as the strike enters its second …
CAIRO: Egyptian teachers embarked Sunday on the second day of a nationwide general strike, demanding the dismissal of Education Minister Ahmed Gamal El-Din Moussa, a minimum wage of LE 3,000 and the promised 200 percent reward incentive without cuts. Simultaneously, doctors and workers in Egypt’s public transportation sector as well as a number of factories …
CAIRO: About 1,500 doctors started Tuesday a full, open strike at 20 public hospitals nationwide until their demands are met, following a three-day partial strike. "Since Saturday, no health ministry officials attempted to talk to us which made us resort to escalation measures," Ahmed Atef, a plastic surgeon at El-Nil hospital in Qalyoubiya’s Shoubra El-Kheima …
CAIRO: Egypt’s Doctors’ Coalition is preparing to hold an open strike starting Sept. 10 to demand the dismissal of the health minister’s "corrupt" assistants, better wages and security at hospitals. Doctors said the strike aims to pressure Health Minister Amr Helmy to respond to their demands after two unsuccessful meetings. "We hope that we won’t …
By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Tens of doctors organized a march Sunday from the Doctors’ Syndicate to the Ministry of Health demanding the resignation of Minister Ashraf Hatem as well as “corrupt” ministry officials. Doctors said they will resume their strike since their demands were not met, setting an initial date of May 31. “The government [reneged] …
By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Doctors suspended their open-ended strike late Tuesday after a meeting with Prime Minister Essam Sharaf and Finance Minister Samir Radwan, who promised to meet their demands including raising the health budget. The Higher Committee organizing the doctors’ strike called for its suspension after a delegation met with Sharaf, who said that the …
CAIRO: The Doctors’ Syndicate’s emergency general assembly voted Sunday to organize a general strike on May 10 and an open strike starting May 17 until their demands are met. A dispute between members and the syndicate’s board over the mechanism of voting on the open strike resulted in physical clashes between members on stage. The …