Zimbabwe Emergency Rooms Close As Resident Doctors Strike Over Wages

Carole Gombakomba, Voice of America, December 24, 2007 Washington -
Casualty departments at the four main Zimbabwean government hospitals
in Harare and the second city of Bulawayo have closed due to a strike
by 350 junior residents, while sources said the government has not yet
responded to the walkout. ... Some nurses in the public health system
were also reported to be staying away from work citing a lack of money
for transport. The nurses submitted a strike notice to the government
on December 5, but it was unclear if a full strike was in progress. ...