French hospital staff in nationwide protests over underfunding


French public hospital workers held protest marches in Paris and other cities across the country on Thursday over pay, working conditions and chronic underfunding of services which have led to a shortage of beds and vital equipment, and an exodus of staff towards the private sector.   

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French hospital workers went on strike Thursday over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country with a health system once the envy of the world, reports FRANCE 24.