DR Congo Doctors End Three-week Strike
Kinshasa, Aug 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th Aug, 2021 ) :The doctors' union in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday called off a three-week-old strike over pay that had brought hospitals to a near standstill during the country's third wave of coronavirus.
During the strike, doctors said they would treat only "extremely urgent" cases, in hospitals that were pre-designated on a rotational basis.
Coronavirus has infected 50,529 people in the DRC, with 1,045 fatalities, according to the latest available figures issued on Monday.
Frontline pandemic workers have been promised payment of three months' salary on the seven months that are owed to them.