Young doctors strike challenged in LHC

LAHORE, June 05 (Online): Petition has been filed against illegal strike of young doctors in Lahore High Court (LHC).

The petition has been submitted by Judicial Activism Panel (JAP) against Young Doctors Association (YDA).

Plea was taken in the petition that inexpensive treatment in hospitals is fundamental right of people. But doctors have gone on illegal strike. The strike has added to miseries of the poor patients.

JAP has requested the court to revoke registration of YDA.

It is pertinent to mention here that YDA had announced to shut the OPDs of all government hospitals in the province some days before due to violence against a doctor in Children Hospital Lahore.