Left Menu
Development News Edition

Junior docs in T'gana hold protests in support of WB doctors

PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: 14-06-2019 18:30 IST | Created: 14-06-2019 18:27 IST
Junior docs in T'gana hold protests in support of WB doctors
Image Credit: ANI

Junior doctors in Hyderabad and other places in Telangana Friday staged protests against the assault on a junior doctor in Kolkata. The protests were held at major state-run hospitals, including Gandhi hospital and Osmania General Hospital in the city, P S Vijayender, a leader of the junior doctors association in Telangana, said.

He claimed that the protests drew a "huge response", with doctors at Warangal, Adilabad and other towns in the state also joining the stir The protests were held in a novel way at some places, with doctors tying bandages on their heads, Vijayender said. "Though the protests were mainly held by medicos, private doctors and others also joined the stir," he said.

Vijayander stressed that the issue in West Bengal was not political and said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should try to address the core issue. Junior doctors in West Bengal have been on strike since Tuesday, demanding better security at workplaces after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, allegedly by relatives of a patient who died at the hospital.



Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...


Latest News

Lab that tested U.S. execution drug will no longer accept lethal injection samples

A laboratory that was revealed last week to have been testing the purity of a lethal-injection drug for the U.S. Department of Justice has said it will no longer test the drug if it is intended for executions. DYNALABS, in St. Louis, Missou...

Canada's Trudeau apologizes for 'mistake' amid charity uproar

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Monday for taking part in a Cabinet decision to use a charity he and his family have worked with to administer a 900 million 663.4 million student grant program. Trudeau, 48, is facing a ...

FOREX-Dollar stabilizes ahead of earnings, U.S. consumer data

The dollar edged lower on Monday as investors looked to U.S. corporate earnings and upcoming retail data to gauge whether guarded optimism on the economic outlook was justified. The index that measures the safe-haven dollar against a basket...

California shuts down again as U.S. coronavirus crisis expands

Californias governor ordered a retreat on Monday from the states reopening as coronavirus cases soared and the states two largest school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego, announced all learning will be online-only when classes resume in...

Give Feedback