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Death of senior doctor rings alarms bells in coronavirus-struck Indonesia

December 04, 2020 2:36 PM

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Dr Sardjono Utomo, a senior Indonesian doctor, admitted himself to his local hospital in East Java late Tuesday afternoon (Dec 1).

Unpaid wages, pay cuts add to Indian healthcare workers' woes

October 05, 2020 5:00 AM

It is not only the possibility of contracting the coronavirus that has Dr Rohit Tiwari worried. He is also stressed about being able to pay his rent on time this month.

Coronavirus: Indonesia's health ministry forms team to probe doctor deaths

September 30, 2020 11:41 AM

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's Health Ministry has formed a team to investigate the high death toll among doctors from Covid-19, the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) has announced.

As Jakarta heads into coronavirus lockdown, doctors warn of buckling health system

September 10, 2020 3:54 PM

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Doctors in Indonesia's capital warned on Thursday (Sept 10) the coronavirus pandemic is "not under control" with Jakarta intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures to stem a spike in infections.

Why trainee doctors in South Korea are on strike

September 06, 2020 5:00 AM

Trainee doctors debated yesterday whether to continue a 16-day strike after an agreement was signed on Friday between the ruling Democratic Party and the Korean Medical Association, which represents 130,000 doctors, to end the walkout.

South Korea's trainee doctors debate extending protest against government reform plan

September 06, 2020 1:10 AM

SEOUL - Trainee doctors debated Saturday (Sept 5) whether to continue a 16-day strike after an agreement was signed on Friday between the ruling Democratic Party and the Korean Medical Association, which represents 130,000 doctors, to end the walkout.

Pushed to the brink

August 23, 2020 5:00 AM

BHAGALPUR (India) • Guards armed with rifles escort Dr Kumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River.

Indian doctors go on strike over violence from patients and families

June 17, 2019 3:27 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Indian doctors went on strike Monday (June 17) calling for more protection against violence by patients and their families, as parliament met for the first time since national elections.

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