Some Zimbabwean doctors back at work, union says

Reuters, January 3, 2008 Harare - Some of Zimbabwe's striking state
doctors have returned to work on humanitarian grounds but most are
still holding out for higher pay, the head of the doctors' union said
on Thursday. Amon Siveregi, president of the Zimbabwe's Hospital
Doctors Association, told Reuters the industrial action had not been
called off, contrary to reports in the state media. ... Strikes by
government doctors and nurses have become a frequent occurrence as
their salaries have been eroded by the world's highest inflation rate -
officially put at about 8,000 percent, although analysts say the figure
could be double that. ... Some