New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association said on Friday that on 17th June, doctors will strike all over the country. Simultaneously, only emergency services will continue.
Indian Medical Association (IMA) said in the press conference, “We want doctors’ protection in hospitals… medical students in Kolkata are very scared, violence on the streets has started … we want that society with us to Come… we want that the accused in the violence in Kolkata be punished… We want that central laws against violence in hospitals apply… we declare that on June 17 the whole country Will strike, and continue only emergency services during the Doctors strike “
The IMA secretary said that on 17th we have called a nationwide strike of doctors. Private hospitals will also participate in this strike. The incidents of assault with doctors are common. We want the law to be used for our protection. He said that the Central Act Against Violence In Hospitals has been passed in 19 states, but one state has not enacted these laws.
We know that patients will be disturbed by closing but our safety is also important. Only emergency services will continue. The strike will continue till 6 a.m. on the 17th of the morning and from 6 a.m. till 6 o’clock. Let us tell you that after the attack on doctors in the Government Hospital of Kolkata, the strike has been united by the strike all over the country.
Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, and many states are now united. Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has targeted the Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamta Banerjee. He said that she is threatening the doctors.
They should take steps to end the strike. Dr. Harshvardhan will write a letter to Mamta Banerjee and appeal to doctors to end the strike. On the other hand, 43 doctors from the two different hospitals of Bengal have resigned. North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, 27 of Darjeeling and 16 doctors of RG Kar Medical College and Hospital have resigned.