The year 2021 ended with a major strike by resident doctors across India — in Delhi, Rajasthan, UP, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana. Resident doctors bear the brunt of direct patient care in hospitals at all times. But in the time of the coronavirus pandemic, the burdens on them have increased multiple times.Continue reading
Maharashtra’s resident doctors called for an indefinite strike across the state starting 1st October. The Maharashtra State Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) announced that the strike will continue till their demands are fulfilled.
On October 5, the resident doctors called off the strike following acceptance of their demands by the Maharashtra Chief Minister.