GMCH doctors protest against assault of jnr doc, boycott OPD service


Doctors at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Wednesday staged a protest against the brutal attack on a junior doctor at a Covid-19 care centre in Assam’s Hojai district yesterday.

Junior doctors accompanied by senior doctors and frontline health workers boycotted the Outpatient Department (OPD) services and staged protests by wearing black badges in the government-run hospitals of Guwahati, Hojai, Biswanath, Jorhat, Tezpur, Nagaon and many other places in the state

Doctors in GMCH protested carrying posters written “Stop Violence against Doctors”. “We want the government’s support in this matter and ensuring our safety,” a protesting doctor told ANI.

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