JUNIOR DOCS DIVIDED AFTER LEADERS OF THREE MEDICAL COLLEGES CALL OFF STRIKE

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JUNIOR DOCS DIVIDED AFTER LEADERS OF THREE MEDICAL COLLEGES CALL OFF STRIKE

Bhopal: Sections of private medical practitioners are up in arms against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill that proposes to replace the apex medical education regulator Medical Council of India (MCI), with anew body National Medical Commission.

JUNIOR DOCS DIVIDED AFTER LEADERS OF THREE MEDICAL COLLEGES CALL OFF STRIKE

Demonstrating against NMC, a 12-hourlong strike was announced

A day after presidents of Junior Doctors Association (JDA) of three medical colleges jointly decided to call off their strike, a group of junior doctors
expressed discontent with the decision. Junior doctors of medical college in Jabalpur said that their leaders were pressurized and not allowed to consult with fellow residents.

by doctors of private hospitals and nursing homes in Bhopal on Saturday. Dr Sanjay Gupta, spokesperson of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Bhopal, said, “IMA
A delegation of junior doctors met additional chief secretary RS Julaniya on Friday evening and called off their five-day long strike. Meanwhile, junior doctors of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore, who were also continuing their strike till Saturday, decided to call it off after they were assured a
meeting with CM Chouhan.

strictly says no to the NMC Bill.” IMA had said earlier that critical services including emergencies and in-patients’ care would continue unhindered.

 

source: BD post

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