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08 Jul 2019 | 09:34 AM UTC

India: LNJP hospital doctors strike in New Delhi July 8

India News Alert

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital doctors launch strike in New Delhi July 8; associated disruptions reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/13/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION New Delhi

Event

Doctors of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital in New Delhi have launched an indefinite strike as of Monday, July 8, to denounce an alleged assault on a medical student by a patient's attendant. Both regular and emergencies services are reportedly shut. Disruptions to health services, including longer wait times, are expected at LNJP until the strike action is resolved. Associated protests, consequent heightened security measures, and associated transportation disruptions are possible throughout the duration of the strike. 

Advice

Individuals in New Delhi are advised to avoid any form of protest due to the risk of violence, keep abreast of the situation, confirm medical appointments, and anticipate disruptions to available health services.

 

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