World Federation of Trade Unions

“Workers of the world unite you have nothing to lose but your chains” The class oriented WFTU Trade Union International for Public Service and Allied (WFTU TUI-PS&A) salutes the millions of nurses and other health professionals spread throughout all corners of the world. You are struggling against great odds to preserve the health of your societies with limited support. Like Florence Nightingale, nurses today find themselves at the centre of a history making event that has claimed a large number of lives; and history has bestowed a special mission for the present generation to decommodify healthcare provision for the benefit of humanity. The ability of nurses and other health professionals to provide satisfactory care to their patients is today being compromised by business oriented healthcare funding and governance models under the capitalist neoliberal dispensation. The privatisation of healthcare and the ever increasing austerity measures that public health institutions were subjected…

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A MILITANT VOICE OF NURSES; UNITED FOR DIGNIFIED WORK, FOR OUR VISSION FOR A FREE AND UNIVERSAL PUBLIC HEALTHCARE FOR ALL