• Tuesday, Jul 05, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

CMCH intern doctors go for work abstention

  • Published at 07:57 pm August 14th, 2020
web_CMCH
File photo of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Collected

There are 1,900 patients at the hospital who will suffer immensely if the strike continues

The intern doctors at Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) have gone on an indefinite strike since Thursday night protesting against assault on their fellows.

Earlier, two groups of intern doctors engaged in clashes in phases.   

Protesting the assault, one  group of doctors brought out a procession and staged a sit-in on the college campus on Friday.

According to information provided by the CMCH, some 1,900 patients are now undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Also, according to the CMCH Intern Doctors’ Association, currently 86 intern doctors are on duty at the hospital.

The patients will suffer immensely if the strike continues amid the coronavirus situation.

Dr Md Habibur Rahman, joint secretary of CMCH Intern Doctors’ Association told Dhaka Tribune they would continue their work abstention program until the attackers are brought to book.

“A group of students identifying themselves as Chhatra League activists with the help of some outsiders launched an attack on us. Convener of the association Dr Osman Gani and Literary Secretary of CMC Chhatra Sangshad Sunny Hasnain received grievous injuries during the attack and they are now undergoing treatment at the hospital,” said Dr Rahman, adding that they lodged a case with Chawkbazar police station in connection with the attack.

Dr Aftabul Islam, deputy director of CMCH told Dhaka Tribune that they are taking necessary steps so that the patients do not suffer due to the strike.

“The CMCH director has already called a negotiation meeting at his office where the two groups are likely to attend. Hopefully, there will be an amicable solution to the issue,” said the CMCH deputy director.

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail