Myanmar's Nurses Need Your Help!
Nurses in Myanmar are taking a stand against the military dictatorship.
Two days after the military coup in February 2021, nurses and doctors across the country stopped work and initiated the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM). They have now gone two years without pay.
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation has donated $5000 so nurses can continue working, however the crisis is ongoing and we need your help! Just $100 per month pays a nurse’s wages and allows them to continue providing lifesaving humanitarian work.
Care includes emergency treatment for land mine injuries, gun shot wounds and control of bleeding.
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is matching donations made by NZNO members up to $5,000.
The courage of public sector workers has succeeded in preventing the junta taking full control, but as the struggle continues extra-judicial killings and civilian imprisonment have become regular events. Now nearly half the population are living on less than $1 a day.
You can help pay a striking nurse’s wage now!
$100NZD pays a nurse in Myanmar for a month, just $25 provides a week’s wages.
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