Hyderabad, September 8: Doctors, nurses and other staff at Osmania General Hospital on Friday wore helmets during duties as a mark of protest against poor condition of the building of the state government-run hospital. They had earlier conducted out-patients checkups under trees to show protest reported news agency ANI.
See the pictures of the hospital staff at Osmania General Hospital wearing helmets as mark of protest in the tweet below:
Hyderabad: Doctors, nurses & other staff at Osmania General Hospital y'day wore helmets during duties as a mark of protest against poor condition of the building of the state govt-run hospital.They had earlier conducted out-patients checkups under trees to show protest.#Telangana pic.twitter.com/9NM3pzaOut
— ANI (@ANI) September 8, 2018
Dr Panda, chairman of Osmania University Joint Action Committee, said that pieces of the ceiling fell on patients, doctors, and other staff. "We demand Telangana government to immediately construct a new building and provide a safe environment to doctors & patients," demanded Dr Panda.
Telangana Junior doctors Association also participated in the protest and checked all the patients by wearing helmets.Representative of OUJAC said, “We gave representations to DME, health minister and health secretary. No action was taken. In last month the cement chunks fell 5 times. This is unsafe not only for doctors but also patients, nurses, and employees. We will continue our protest.”
Osmania General Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in India located at Afzal Gunj, Hyderabad. It is run by the Government of Telangana, and is one of the largest in the state.