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  • Let's talk about staffing


    02 June 2017
    Logo: CFDT Santé Sociaux

    In March, PSI affiliate CFDT, France, held a week-long survey on staffing. The union received 2,587 responses to the survey; the level of results shows that French health care staff are keen to have their voices heard.

  • Mental health matters


    02 June 2017
    Mental health matters logo

    UNISON’s Mental Health Matters campaign aims to highlight the pressure faced by mental health services in the UK, and the impact this has on those accessing services. It also explores the mental health and wellbeing of staff providing the much-needed support, who also struggle to deal with their own stress while helping others.

  • PSI attends RCEP workshop in Bangalore, India


    02 June 2017

    PSI affiliates and civil society organisations held a two-day workshop on 2-3 April on the proposed free trade agreement Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RECP).

  • New PSI booklet: Informalisation of Work: A Regional Overview


    02 June 2017
    Informalisation of work brochure cover

    On the occasion of World Health Day 2017, PSI released its publications series, Non-Standard Work in the Healthcare Sector in South Asia. The series of publications aimed at disseminating information on the challenges facing the health workforce in the region, both in the public and private sector.

  • Liberia health workers fighting unexpected epidemic


    02 June 2017
    Meningitis outbreak

    An unexpected epidemic in Liberia has highlighted the gaps that remain in the country’s capacity to react quickly and effectively. Health workers are demanding access to medical and laboratory equipment to avoid delays in diagnosis.

  • Germany places health on G20 agenda


    02 June 2017
    Angela Merkel

    Germany has placed health in the centre of discussion during several international meetings. It will also be addressed at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July.

  • PSI affiliates in Swaziland march against Gender-Based Violence


    01 June 2017

    On the eve of Africa Day, 24 May, PSI affiliates in Swaziland - the Swaziland Democratic Nurses Union (SWADNU) and the National Public Services and Allied Workers Union (NUPSWAU) - embarked on a march against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the workplace and in society.