Zimbabwe's hospitals hit by strike action

Sebastien Berger, London Telegraph, December 31, 2007 Zimbabwe's
doctors and nurses have gone on strike, dealing a new blow to a health
service already crippled by mismanagement. Like all state employees,
despite recent pay rises, the buying power of their salaries has been
hit by crippling inflation - now at 15,000 per cent. A doctor's monthly
income is Z$60 million - less than £15 - and basic commodities are not
available in shops even if they could afford them. ... Zimbabwe