Healthcare facilities not battle zone, govt needs to guarantee our security: IMA

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“Hospitals are not war zones. Security has become a major issue. Instead of resolving the issue, the government is escalating it,” IMA General Secretary Dr R V Asokan informed indianexpress.com.

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Friday condemned the Mamata Banerjee-led federal government’s method to the continuous physicians’ demonstrations in West Bengal and also implicated it of “escalating the issue instead of solving it”.

The nation’s leading clinical body has actually required a three-day across the country objection on June 17.

“Hospitals are not war zones. Security has become a major issue. Instead of resolving the issue, the government is escalating it,” IMA General Secretary Dr R V Asokan informed indianexpress.com.

The attack on 2 jr physicians over the fatality of a person because of claimed carelessness at NRS Medical College and also Hospital in Kolkata Monday has actually transformed the healthcare facility properties right into an objection area.

In their need for much better safety at medical facilities, physicians and also clinical team in the state and also in a number of components of the nation have actually determined to hold presentations.

Questioning the state management’s failing to assure defense to those in the clinical society, Asokan stated, “We are asking for our basic right. We need to ensure the safety of our members. We demand a satisfactory resolution from the government in this regard.”

Asokan included that the needs of the agitating physicians are simple to be met. “The demands are doable. You can install CCTV cameras, restrict the entry of people in the hospital and adopt several such steps likewise,” he stated.

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