Guwahati : Supporting IMA’s decision (Indian Medical Association) to keep medical services shut from today until next day, the junior doctors association of the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) today suspended the OPD services from 6:00 AM. Similarly, the junior doctors of AMC have also participated in the 24 hour strike called by the IMA. It may be mentioned that the on-duty doctors at AMC have been wearing red-stained/black badges since Friday.
Doctors across Assam comply with IMA’s decision to keep medical services shut in protest
All doctors of the government, private, the public sector will participate in the strike keeping emergency services exempted from the strike.
The doctors across the country are protesting against the doctor’s assault case in Kolkata’s Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College on June 10tjh, 2019.
Statewide doctors strike supporting IMA’s decision
“To ensure that the cases are registered, culprits are arrested and conviction is necessitated, appropriate mandatory provisions as provided in the POCSO act have to be instituted. Hospitals should be declared as safe zones and provision of appropriate security should be the responsibility of the state,” a statement issued by the IMA read.
Apart from the doctors of Assam, doctors in Tripura as well as other states of Northeast are also participating in the strike and forwarding their support to IMA’s decision to keep medical services shut.