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YDA continued their strikes in OPDs

pg_news_568967896Young doctors, under the banner of Youth Doctors Association (YDA) Punjab, continued their strike in Out Patients Departments (OPDs), which joined into thirteenth consecutive day on Monday. The YDA Punjab continued protest strike whatsoever OPDs of hospitals of Punjab including Lahore to exert pressure on government to think about their requirements regarding service structure, discharge of their co-workers and stoppage of victimization. The sufferings of poor patients have increased manifolds each day’s strike. The young doctors, however, continued management of patients at makeshift OPD camps setup outdoors hospitals. The senior doctors, however, are busy in supplying treatment to patients at OPD wards of the particular hospitals. The Punjab Health Department has unsuccessful to initiate dialogue with young doctors to solve the problem of strike and restore normal functioning of hospitals in the interest of patients.