1,500 mexican in???rnal doctors in 71 hospitals in the whole country are on strike since?
The general hospital at the Medical Center
Strike flag black and red at the entrance of the ??? Hospital together with the ANAMERE flag,National Internal Doctors Association
Internal doctors talking at the General Hospital
Pancartes of the different groups on strike during the meeting at???the Juarez hospital
Dr.Raul Tapia of the Internal Doctors, talking
Several groups of internal doctors listening and applauding
Interview with the internal doctor of the Juarez hospital,Alejandro Gonzalez
Doctors taking care of ills in different rooms
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Background: 1,500 mexican in???rnal doctors in 71 hospitals in the whole country are on strike since saturday May 28,1977. They claim for an agreement with the government who sent Dr. Emilio Martinez Manatu as his representant. Those doctors have got their own union called ANAMERE, National Doctors Association of Internals.
On monday 30 May, 1977, they celebrated a meeting at the Juarez hospital in Mexico City. Dr. Tapia who is also on strike made a speech. In spite of the strike,the doctors in the 71 hospitals in Mexico City and inside the country keep taking care of the ills also preference is given to urgent cases, consulting have gone down. They are making an appeal to all doctors because they want them to join them to make pressure on the government, to have it making a new agreement. They want the government to pay the expenses for making their own congress. They also want 30 days of vacation each year paid with full salary.
They want full day working when it is disponi???le and they want the government to bare in mind their time for the medical story. They also claim for a specialisation course in the hospitals and if there is any doctor vacancy in some hospital, they want to get it.
They want the monthly salary to reexamined
They as for 45 days extra salary each year to buy dictatic material for their classes
The strike will go on till they get satisfaction from the government.