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Gujarat Health Minister Reassures Docs; Strike Ends

by Kathy Jones on  September 16, 2010 at 8:59 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
Hundreds of junior doctors returned to work at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad following reassurances from Gujarat's health minister.
 Gujarat Health Minister Reassures Docs; Strike Ends
Gujarat Health Minister Reassures Docs; Strike Ends
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The doctors numbering 700 had resorted to strike following an attack on a colleague called Sunil Jadhav. Dr Jadhav was stabbed by unidentified people on Tuesday evening.

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"After being given an assurance by health minister Jay Narayan Vyas, we called off the strike. The minister assured our delegation that fool-proof security will be provided to doctors at the Civil Hospital," said Devendra Chaudhary, vice-president of the junior doctor's association.

The Shahibaug police are investigating the case. They have also received a complaint from a woman patient at the hospital that three young doctors molested and attempted to rape her. Police have not issued any statement regarding this case.




Source: Medindia
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