All the public health facilities should remain alert around the clock to meet health emergencies, stated an order issued by Health Services director Dr K Rajo.
Concerned over the diminishing number of doctors in Tamenglong district, the Rongmei Naga Students Organisation Manipur appealed to the state government for making necessary arrangements of doctors in the district in public interest.
The protest which began on February 1 at the national level will continue till February 14.
The All Tribal Students Union Manipur, as a part of its tour of hill districts in Manipur, visited Tamenglong district on December 1.
12 patients died due to lack of specialist doctors in Tamenglong
Three district hospital doctors were among the cumulative number of Covid-19 confirmed cases in Tamenglong
The five health professionals who have been found to have COVID-19 are staff of PHC Laimapokpam.
The attitude shown by “irresponsible doctors” is highly condemnable and inhumane. The authority concerned should take immediate action against those doctors who are involved in the case, it stated
As per the medical superintendent of the district hospital, a total of 150 samples were tested of which 15 were confirmed positive.
The way the COVID-19 frontline workers in the state are made to pay for the hotel quarantine comes as a mockery to their dedication and commitments in fighting the pandemic, the IMA stated.
“On this Doctors' day, let us respect and appreciate doctors and health workers for their selfless contribution in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic,” Biren said in his message.
AYUSH doctors and pharmacists demand equal pay for equal work as the salary for allopathic doctors was doubled in 2010-11.
AYUSH staff members working under the National Health Mission (NHM), Manipur on contractual basis have collectively urged the state government to address their problems and grievances at the earliest.
The TUC highlighted in a release issued on Tuesday the lower ratio of doctors posted in the two districts which have caused great difficulties, especially during this time of COVID-19 pandemic.