GDAN to bring medical service to a grinding halt over KC's unfulfilled demands
August 8, 2017 07:13 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, August 8: Government Doctors Association of Nepal (GDAN) has warned that it would bring medical service to a grinding halt except emergency ward saying that the government paid no heed to Dr Govinda KC’s long-standing demands.
GDAN is an umbrella organization of medical doctors associated with government hospitals.
GDAN has made its protest programs public at a time when Nepal Medical Association (NAM) is dillydallying to come up with concrete programs.
Issuing a press release, GODAN said it will go to work wearing black arm bands beginning Wednesday and launch a strike nationwide if the government does not fulfill KC’s demands immediately.
In the statement GDAN President Dr. Dipendra Pandey, said Dr KC’s health is deteriorating as he has been staging fast-unto-death reforms in medical education sector since the last sixteen days.
Meanwhile, Nepal Student Union, students wing of Nepali Congress, has announced to hit the streets to pile pressure on the government to fulfill KC’s demands.