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    1,500 mexican in???rnal doctors in 71 hospitals in the whole country are on strike since?

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    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.

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