YDA Islamabad also on strike from Monday (March 21)

Category: Health

ISLAMABAD: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) Islamabad Chapter on Saturday decided to go on strike from Monday in the federal capital’s hospitals. The association has made this decision in its executive committee meeting held here on Saturday to press the authorities for the acceptance of their demands. YDA Islamabad Chapter President Dr Sajid Abbasi talking to APP said that Out Patients Department (OPD) of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) will remain closed on Monday from 11am to 1pm. Dr Sajid said the YDA Islamabad Chapter was representing the doctors community affiliated with the federal government hospitals. He said that the government had been asked to revise pay scale and salary structure of the doctors’ upto Rs 35,000 of House Officer, Rs 80,000 for Postgraduate trainee doctor, Rs 120,000 for Senior Registrar, Rs 200,000 for Assistant Professor and Rs 300,000 for Professor.

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