Search This Site

Wednesday, April 9, 2008


Doctors launch hunger strike

Chittoor: Doctors working in government headquarters hospital undertook relay hunger strike here on Tuesday according to the AP Doctors Association. The call was given in protest against the government’s indifferent attitude in solving their pending problemsFurther they demanded filing up the vacant posts of doctors in the hospitals.. –Correspondent

Surgeries stopped

Demanding implementation of the Central government health scales to non-teaching doctors, doctors at Government General Hospital stopped performing general surgeries and family planning operations on Saturday. President of the Andhra Pradesh Government Doctors Association N.B. Lal, in a statement here, said that it was as part of the State-wide agitation launched by the association demanding the scales.

Striking government doctors meet YSR

HYDERABAD: Striking government doctors on Saturday met Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in connection with their demands.

Dr. Reddy did not give any categorical assurance to the doctors. A doctor’s delegation submitted a memorandum seeking solution to their problems, including payment of the Central Government Health Scheme pay scales. Dr. Reddy reportedly told the delegation that a meeting with the three Ministers handling health, medical and other related affairs would be convened to discuss the issues raised by them.

The Chief Minister is said to have advised the agitating doctors to discuss among themselves the issues before their meeting with the Ministers. A representative of the delegation said that they would convey the message to striking doctors, who launched a relay hunger strike about the proposed meeting on Tuesday.

Panel to go into payscales of doctors

The State administration has decided to constitute a committee to go into the demand of government doctors for higher payscales on par with Central government doctors. –

No comments:

Post a Comment

The Comments are moderated. It will be published only after being by the screened by our team. We request your patience in this regard.

TargetPG on FaceBook