21 Jul 2018, Edition - 1103, Saturday
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Heathcare hit as doctors go on dawn-to-dusk strike
Covai Post Network
January 2, 2018
Kochi: The healthcare sector was badly affected after Indian Medical Association began the dawn-to-dusk nationwide strike today against the National Medical Council Bill.
Only emergency and critical care services were functioning, IMA state president Dr EK Unmer and secretary Dr L Zulfi told mediapersons in Thiruvananthapuram.
Doctors boycotted the outpatient department for an hour.
Doctors of government and private hospitals observing black day, took out a Raj Bhavan march by doctors and said there would be no private practice. Specialists too joined the strike.