Local March 4, 2016 | 11:58 am

Doctors’ 3-day strike aims to press the Govt. for pay raise

Doctors’ 3-daystrike aims to press the Govt. for pay raise

SantoDomingo.- The unions of health professionals grouped in Panasalud on Friday announceda nationwide, 72 hour-walkout next week to press the government to heed theirdemands, including a wage increase.

The strikeis set to start next Tuesday and until Thursday in all of Public hospitals.During the day only emergency services will be provided and attention should bepaid to patients in critical condition.

According toMaria de los Santos, president of the Health Psychologists Association their decisionstems from president Danilo Medina’s refusal to meet with the health unions afterThursday’s march to the National Palace, which her view shows that thepresident’s talk of dialogue is a rhetoric to gain time and delay theirstruggle.

Moreover DominicanMedical Association –CMD- president Waldo Ariel Suero said despite that a Palacecommission received a document with their demands, “it will not produce anypositive results."

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