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Doctors' Strike in Pakistan: Historical Precedents

I've been given some articles about global strikes made by doctors in different parts of world, so as to link it with the current strike that took place in Punjab of Pakistan. This strike was made by all of 11,000 of junior government doctors who're working 90 hours per week and paid less than well off chefs, police Constables, or even teachers in many schools. Also, i'm studying the ethical question related to a doctor protesting, abandoning his patients, which is portrayed or is perceived by general community as horrifying and unimaginable. I'd only request ourselves to put ourselves in doctors' shoes, and see how things go about.

Following are some of the global strikes which have striking similarities with Punjab strike that i'm studying currently

- A decade of conflict and strikes by Malta Doctors & Medical Students
- European Doctors Migrate & Protest against Low Pay & Poor Working Conditions

Moreover, i've been given journal articles on the ethical question of doctors protesting. Will update more when i finish reading stuff.

5 did criticisms:

Hakuna Matata said...

Bluntly saying please remove word check from your comment
And is there a sequel of this blog.I'd love to read someone defend doctors

M Umer Toor said...

Pls do let me know how can i do that.

This blog is sequel to: www.umertoor.blogspot.com

hacked in jan 2010. i'm near getting it or losing forever, pls do pray for recovery...

well, wasn't able to write more but many educated people do sympathize against civil "servants'" haughtiness.

Hakuna Matata said...

Go to Blogger settings
Choose ' Posts and comments'
Choose no in 'Show word verification'

Interesting blog...will read it after my finals.

Thanks for removing word check.Saves a lot of hassle

M Umer Toor said...

Done that.

Looking forward to having conversations with you.

Hakuna Matata said...

Sure,Provided I safely sail across the stormy ocean ahead (read finals) :D

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