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Doctors threaten to march towards CM House as protests at Sindh’s public hospitals enter their third day

They wants raises, health insurance and other allowances

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January 30, 2019


Patients suffer as doctors boycott OPDs at Jinnah Hospital

KARACHI: Patients at Jinnah Hospital continue to suffer as the Young Doctors Association (YDA) boycotted OPDs for the second consecutive day, reported SAMAA TV.  “We have been coming here for the past two-three days but are sent back,” says one elderly patient. “I cannot express the amount of difficulty we are facing.” A woman complained…

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April 25, 2018


Young doctors manhandle seniors in Gujranwala, close OPDs in Punjab

Staff ReportGUJRANWALA: Young doctors in Gujranwala on Wednesday beat up medical superintendent of the Civil Hospital in protest against non-disbursement of their salaries, SAMAA reports.Reacting to the situation, the local police have arrested President of Young Doctors Association Kashif Bilal.It may be mentioned that young doctors in Gujranwala were protesting against blockage of their salaries…

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January 2, 2013


LHC orders YDA to open OPDs

Staff ReportLAHORE: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) has accused the Punjab government of harassing doctors. Lahore High Court (LHC) conducted hearing into doctors strike case for the second consecutive day today (Saturday) and ordered doctors to open out-patient departments (OPDs) also. YDA Punjab President Hamid Butt appeared before the court along with his other colleagues…

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July 7, 2012


Junior doctors continue to boycott OPDs

Staff ReportGUJRAT: A group of junior doctors on Tuesday stormed into Aziz Bhatti Hospital in Gujrat against the arrest of their colleagues. According to reports, angry young doctors attacked the office of Medical Superintendent of Aziz Bhatti Hospital and grabbed his chair. Young doctors across the Punjab hospitals continued their strike for transfers and approval…

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April 17, 2012


Karachi paramedics end boycott of OPDs

Staff ReportKARACHI: Pitying the patients who suffered due to doctors’ 8-day-long strike, the paramedical staff ended on Tuesday their boycott of OPDs in government hospitals of Karachi, SAMAA reports.Nurses and other staff resumed the services in National Institute of Child Health (NICH), Cardiology Department and OPDs of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) and other…

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April 3, 2012


Sindh paramedics boycott OPDs after police manhandling in Karachi

Staff ReportKARACHI: Pakistan Paramedical Association Wednesday brought to a halt work at OPDs and operation theaters at all government hospitals across Sindh in the wake of mishap to a rally taken out today by nurses.It should be mentioned here that police today used water cannon and tear gas shells against paramedical staff including nurses protesting…

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March 28, 2012


Timings of OPDs enhanced in Sindh

Staff Report KARACHI: Sindh government has enhanced the timings of Out-Door Patient (OPD) in public hospitals till 3:00pm, SAMAA reported Wednesday. The orders have been issued by the Sindh Health Minister Dr Sagheer Ahmed. According to the notification the ODPs will remain open from 9:00am to 3:00pm from Monday to Thursday and same timings will…

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July 7, 2010