Health services at PMCH, DMCH, AIIMS affected due to strike

Health services at PMCH, DMCH, AIIMS affected due to strike

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Patna, Aug 3 : Health services at three premier hospitals of Bihar- Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), city based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) were badly hit after resident doctors of PMCH joined their counterparts in AIIMS and DMCH in their indefinite strike against the proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) from Saturday.

Resident Doctors Association (RDA-Bihar unit) president Dr Vinay Kumar said resident doctors of PMCH joined the strike from today while those of DMCH had gone on strike against NMC from yesterday. Resident doctors of AIIMS, Patna had joined the strike from Thursday at 5 p.m. Earlier resident doctors of Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science (IGIMS), Patna had also joined the strike but later called it off on 'humanitarian' ground.

Meanwhile, Indian Medical Association (IMA)- Bihar unit Dr Brajnandan Kumar said that he along with national level IMA's election commissioner and former Bihar IMA president Dr Sahjanand Prasad Singh are going to New Delhi to attend IMA's action committee's meeting tomorrow at 5 p.m. PMCH superintendent Dr Rajeev Ranjan Prasad said all efforts were being made to deal with the situation arising due to strike.UNI