Abb Takk News

YDA Strike Continues as Patients Suffer Across Punjab

Ammar Mazhar

Lahore (August 5, 2017):  The strike of Young Doctors Association (YDA) continues as patients are suffering badly across the province due to the strike.

The strike entered fifth day as the poor patients visiting government health facilities are suffering badly across the province.

In Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital, the YDA took out rally from outdoor to Admin Bloc. During the rally, the doctors also maltreated TV reporters.

The doctors pushed a female reporter of a private TV channel and misbehaved with others.

On Friday, the provincial health authorities took action against 39 striking doctors who refused to work in the outpatient and indoor departments of public hospitals.

Many male doctors were terminated while the salaries of the striking female doctors were deducted for being ‘absent from duty’.

Related News:

Patient dies as YDA strike continues in Lahore

YDA Strike Continues as Patients Suffer