Govt appoints new doctors as YDA strike continues on eighth day

In a press talk on Sunday, the YDA gave a 72-hour ultimatum to even halt duties in the emergency wards of government hospitals if authorities failed to accept their demands

777

Govt appoints new doctors as YDA strike continues on eighth day

A strike called by Young Doctors Association (YDA) entered its eighth day today (Tuesday) after the government failed to negotiate with the association.

Around 66 ‘young doctors’ were shown the door, and action was taken against over 70 after the YDA refused to treat patients in government hospitals across Punjab, particularly in Lahore.

Authorities appointed over 15 doctors and 112 post-graduate (PG) trainees after YDA continued its strike in the outpatient departments of government hospitals in Lahore and other cities of Punjab.

In a press talk on Sunday, the YDA gave a 72-hour ultimatum to even halt duties in the emergency wards of government hospitals if authorities failed to accept their demands.

The association has demanded that the provincial health secretary, Najam Ahmad Shah, be removed from his position and the Centralised Induction Policy (CIP), introduced by him, be revoked.

According to the protesting doctors, the CIP discriminates between doctors who have graduated from government institutes and those who have received their education from private ones. Since a majority of the doctors have graduated from private medical colleges, they want a ‘fair’ system to be put in place.

After negotiations with the government failed, YDA activists approached political leaders including Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid chief Pervaiz Elahi and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Liaqat Baloch.

———————————————————————————————-

Watch your favorite programs, documentaries, informative packages and latest NEWS(English and Urdu).

Watch Humsub tv Live Streaming here: Humsub.tv

Read English Latest Articles and News here: Humsub

Read Urdu Latest News and Articles here: Urdu News

About Us

Introduction
HumSub TV is Pakistan’s leading forwarding-thinking, edutainment channel, aimed at promoting and upholding peace, interfaith harmony and social responsibility within Pakistan through informative and insightful programmes and documentaries; analytical interviews on issues pertaining to social, economic, legal and environmental set-up; dedicated shows to canvass and thereby promote the culture and heritage of Pakistan and in-depth coverage of national and international news.
HumSub TV is the first channel and thus a pioneer within its own right that mainly focuses on emphasising the “Rights” as well as the “Obligations” of the citizens in light of the Constitution of Pakistan, numerous International declarations signed by the Government and various laws that have been promulgated over the years but are not in the knowledge of the common citizen.
HumSub TV also aims to enter into bilateral agreements with other countries to promote not only their culture, heritage and tourism, but also their educational and medical facilities.
Following the successful launch of HumSub TV’s head office in Blue Area, Islamabad; the bureau office has been set up in Lahore.

———————————————————————————————-

SHARE

Leave a Reply