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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


After ER scuffle, doctors boycott OPDs at Jinnah hospital

KARACHI: Medics associated with the Young Doctors Association boycotted out-patient clinics at Jinnah hospital, Samaa reported Tuesday. The doctors refused to work in protest against the registration of an FIR against a doctor, according to YDA chairman Omer Sultan. The FIR was recently registered by a patient’s attendant after a clash with the staff of…

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April 24, 2018


Patients in Quetta suffer as YDA strike enters third day

Reported by: Zainuddin Cameraman: Abdul Waheed QUETTA: A province-wide strike by Young Doctors Association and Paramedics Association across government hospitals in Quetta and other cities of Balochistan caused patients to suffer.  Out-patient departments across government hospitals in Quetta and other cities of Balochistan were shut due to the Young Doctors Association’s strike. Patients from Balochistan’s…

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March 14, 2018


YDA protest leaves nine emergency patients dead in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: At least nine patients lost their lives while they were denied treatment by protesting doctors in Faisalabad’s Allied Hospital, Samaa reported Friday. According to our correspondent, nine patients have died over past 12 hours in the government-run Allied hospital where protesting doctors associated with Young Doctors Association (YDA) continued boycott of duties for the…

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August 11, 2017


Video: Patients suffer in Lahore’s Jinnah hospital

Patients in government-run hospitals across Punjab continued to suffer as a strike by Young Doctors Association (YDA) entered fifth day on Saturday. The Punjab health department has sacked at least 47 protesting doctors for boycotting their duties; however, the doctors are adamant in their boycott and protest. Watch this report from Lahore’s Jinnah hospital…

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August 5, 2017


Young Doctors Association stage sit-in protest, clash with police

LAHORE: Young Doctors Association staged a sit-in protest in Lahore today, urging the government to heed their demands as they clashed with police.  According to details, water cannons were used on the protesting young doctors who had gathered to protest for their demands. As per reports, participants of the protest demanded the government accept their demands…

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August 1, 2017


YDA sets 48-hour deadline, partially end strike

LAHORE: Following talks with Punjab health officials, the Young Doctors Association (YDA) Wednesday announced to end strike in Lahore. According to our correspondent, the representatives of YDA held talks with the government and later announced to end their strike. Reports said the doctors have not completely ended boycott as they vowed to continue skip duties…

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February 22, 2017


Govt foils doctors’ strike in Lahore

Due to government’s strategy, the ongoing strike by Young Doctors Association (YDA) in Lahore’s government hospital is proving ineffective as patients are being treated without any hurdle. Watch this report…

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December 16, 2016


Two minors die as tussle between doctors at Sargodha DHQ continue

Young Doctors Association shut many wards and stopped senior doctors from attending their patients at Sargodha District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital. The prolonged scuffle resulted in the death of two minors on Monday. To find out more, watch this report…

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April 25, 2016


Young doctors give 72-hour ultimatum to Imran

PESHAWAR: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Tuesday warned of protest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan if he doesn’t withdraw his statement against doctors within 72 hours. “Imran Khan is losing popularity by declaring young doctors as mafia. We will protest against him if he doesn’t withdraw his words,” said the doctors’ body…

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November 3, 2015


Protest against abduction: YDA strike continues in Quetta

Staff ReportQUETTA: The strike by young doctors is in progress against the abduction of doctors of government hospitals in the city; Pakistan Medical Association also warned to begin absolute strike at all government hospitals in the province, SAMAA reported Friday.It should be mentioned here that Heart Specialist Dr. Munaf Tareen was abducted three days ago…

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September 20, 2013


YDA Lahore announces rally on February 13

Staff ReportLAHORE: Young Doctors Association (YDA) installed hunger strike camp again today and announced to take out a rally on February 13 in Lahore, SAMAA reported on Monday.Earlier yesterday after announcement of the YDA leadership, young doctors restored emergency in all hospitals across the province but decided to continue strike at indoor and outdoor facilities.Police…

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February 11, 2013


YDA threatens to disrupt Metro Bus opening ceremony

Staff ReportLAHORE: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Friday announced that they would disrupt the inauguration ceremony of Metro Bus Service on Sunday unless the Punjab government fullfills its demands. They said that the Punjab government would be responsible if any unwanted incident happened if they were stopped to participate in the ceremony. The YDA…

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February 8, 2013


YDA continues hunger strike on 4th day in Punjab

Staff ReportLAHORE: Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab continued their hunger strike on the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, SAMAA reports. The young doctors had set up a hunger strike camp in front of the Services Hospital in Lahore where a large number of young doctors were observing the hunger strike. YDA representatives vowed to continue…

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February 7, 2013


Lahore: YDA’s hunger strike continues

Staff ReportLAHORE: Young doctors of Punjab continued to observe a hunger strike in Lahore for the third straight day on Wednesday. Dozens of young doctors working in various health facilities staged a sit-in to order to pressureize the provincial government for accepting their demands regarding service structure and reinstatement of suspended fellow workers. According to…

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February 6, 2013


LHC issues contempt notice to YDA over strike

Staff ReportLAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued a contempt notice to Young Doctors Association (YDA) for defying a court’s order against strike. The LHC also asked for reply from the Punjab Health Department for its failure to initiate action against the protesting doctors. A petition, filed by Judicial Activism Panel, argued that…

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February 1, 2013


Qadri urges govt to consider YDA demands

Staff ReportLAHORE: Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Wednesday termed the demands of Young Doctors Association (YDA) as justified and called upon the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court to take a suo motto notice. A 16-member YDA delegation met Dr. Qadri at his residence in Lahore and presented its stance. Speaking to reporters after the meeting,…

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January 30, 2013


YDA continues strike on 8th day across Punjab

Staff ReportLAHORE: Thousands of the patients continue to suffer as the Young Doctors’ Association (YDA) strike entered the eighth consecutive day across Punjab, SAMAA reports on Wednesday.The protesting doctors demand release of their arrested fellows and withdraw transfer orders.The doctors boycotted outdoor patient departments (OPDs) and established camps outside hospitals to attend the patients.Though the…

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January 23, 2013


YDA strike continues across Punjab on 6th consecutive day

Staff ReportLAHORE: Patients continue to suffer as Young Doctors Association’s (YDA) strike entered in sixth day in Punjab, SAMAA reports on Monday.The Punjab government’s action against striking doctors continued and suspension orders have been issued against three doctors till date.Moreover, the provincial government has also authorised hospital administrations to take action against doctors causing obstruction…

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January 21, 2013


YDA Punjab announces strike again

Staff ReportMULTAN: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab has again announced strike at outdoor patient departments of public hospitals, SAMAA reports on Wednesday.The young doctors will be absent from duties protesting against the suspension and arrest of their fellows.They said that they would establish camps outside the OPDs and check the patients there also.YDA said…

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January 16, 2013


Medical activities partially restored as YDA continues strike in Punjab

Staff ReportLAHORE: The strike of the Young Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab continues on the third day across the province on Friday following the arrest of 12 doctors in Gujranwala, SAMAA reports.On the other hand, routine medical activities have been partially restored in the hospitals as the senior and other doctors started working.The notices to absent…

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January 4, 2013