Viewpoint: Moral and Ethical Dilemmas During Medical Doctor’s Strike in Tanzania

6 Pages Posted: 14 Aug 2012

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Kahabi G. isangula

SPHCM; Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health; Aga Khan University

Date Written: August 5, 2012

Abstract

The over-extended on-and-off strike in Tanzania early this year was a result of unfruitful negotiations between the government and medical doctors. Of greater concerns are the doctor’s moral and ethical obligations toward the service users (citizens) during the strike. This paper discusses the moral and ethical concerns pertaining to doctor’s strikes in the Tanzanian context.

Keywords: Doctors, strike, moral, ethics, Tanzania

JEL Classification: I10, I31, I18

Suggested Citation

Isangula, Kahabi Ganka, Viewpoint: Moral and Ethical Dilemmas During Medical Doctor’s Strike in Tanzania (August 5, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2129024 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2129024

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