THEME: Occupational Health and Safety
TITLE: How do you smile at patient number 200? The #Care4carers campaign in South Africa
PUBLISHED BY: Global Labour University
WHO IS THIS FOR? A focus on the situation of nurses and community health workers in South Africa which should be of interest to trade union leaders, worker educators and community activists, particularly those working in the health care sector.
A column about the #Care4carers campaign and report, which reveals just how deeply the erosion of work rights of nurses and community health workers is undermining patient care and the pandemic response in a South African healthcare system already deeply divided by private and public care.