During the time of an unprecedented pandemic, while doctors are rendering exemplary service beyond their call of duty, attacks continue to rise on them with each passing day. The way doctors are being treated in the country that too in the middle of a pandemic is now becoming a cause of serious concern. In the last one week, incidents of doctors being attacked in 5 different states have come to light.
Over the past years, violence against Indian doctors has been a constant topic of controversy. Following the continuous protest of doctors and the organisations, the health ministry was planning to introduce jail term and fine for the persons who found guilty of physically or mentally abusing doctors. Now, draft legislation seeking to punish people who […]
A recent attack on the doctors of NRS hospital has created a stir of agitation among the junior doctors across India. Now, in the light of the assault, junior doctors across the country have started a nationwide protest in solidarity with counterparts in Kolkata where a standoff is underway between the state government and junior […]