KARACHI: The Young Doctors Association and Young Nurses Association of the Jinnah Medical Postgraduate Centre (JPMC), staged a protest demonstration for their salaries that have been unpaid for four months.
Dozens of operations were delayed and thousands of patients faced problems due to the protest. More than 800 junior doctors and 200 trainee nurses demonstrated outside the emergency department for three hours. They ceased protesting after holding talks with JPMC Joint Executive Director Dr Seemin Jamali.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 19th, 2011.