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Sierra Leone doctors strike over conditions, nurses may follow

December 5, 2018 2:34 PM
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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Doctors in Sierra Leone’s public hospitals were on strike on Wednesday to protest against low wages and poor working conditions, and nurses said they may follow suit.

Sierra Leone is one of Africa’s poorest countries and its public hospitals lack equipment. The 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic killed nearly 4000 people, including more than 250 medical staff.

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