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Topic - Sizwe Pamla
Pamla said the government could resolve the crisis by granting workers' demands for an 8.6 percent wage increase and a 1,000 rand ($137) housing allowance.
Sizwe Pamla, spokesman for a union that represents health workers, said it had planned before the strike for skeleton staffs to care for South Africans with AIDS and other critical patients, including those brought to emergency rooms.