German doctors strike against health budget cuts

Cooper-Mahkorn, Deirdre
January 1999
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/09/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7176, p76
Academic Journal
Reports on the strike launched by German doctors to protest at government health policy designed to reduce healthcare funding. Number of physicians which joined the strike; Why the doctors do not favor the policy; Information on the law.


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