Crisis: Spain; protests in Madrid against health reform

Thousands against healthcare privatization

07 January, 13:59

    (ANSAmed) - Madrid, January 7 - Thousands of doctors working for public healthcare and citizens marched on Monday in downtown Madid against the approval of a regional budget law providing, among other things, for the privatization of six hospitals and of 27 of the 270 regional health centres.

    The march started in the Neptune square until Puerta del Sol where a minute of silence was observed to commemorate 'the death of public healthcare'. (ANSamed)
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