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Medical students stage a protest demanding for increase in their stipend, outside Sardar Medical College, in Bikaner.

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A young doctor reacts as staff of Tezpur Medical College and Hospital clap to thank him for his contribution in treating COVID-19 patients, as he leaves for isolation in a mandatory quarantine facility for seven days, in Tezpur, Assam.

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Medics working on ad-hoc basis shout slogans during a protest against the state government, demanding permanent jobs at Guru Nanak Dev hospital, amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria (C) and Dr Manish Sureja visit Civil hospital to meet doctors and give them advice on COVID-19 treatment, in Ahmedabad. Gujarat is the second most affected state due to COVID-19 after Maharashtra.

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Medical professionals at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital react while being honoured by an IAF chopper with showering of flowers for their contribution in fight against COVID-19, in Chennai.

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Doctors conduct counselling regarding mental health of labourers and migrants workers sheltered at a camp during ongoing COVID-19, lockdown in Chikmagalur.

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Doctors wearing protective suits check residents with an electronic thermometer inside a slum in Worli during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus in Mumbai.

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Doctors hold placards as they protest against the attack on medics at various places during coronavirus inspection rounds, amid the nationwide lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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A doctor holds a plastic bag full of swab specimen collected from journalists during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus in Mumbai.

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A doctor conducts a swab test of child at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A doctor interacts with a patient at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Doctor interacts with people at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A doctor conducts a swab test at Shiv Shakti Nagar slum in Colaba during lockdown to control the spread of the new coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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Police arrest doctors demanding facilities and prevention kits to attend coronavirus patients in Quetta, Pakistan. The government imposed a nationwide lockdown to try to contain the outbreak of the virus.

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A doctor and his support staff are seen at Ghaziabad District hospital’s ward no. 34, where attendees of a recent religious congregation in Nizamuddin are admitted for quarantine in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Ghaziabad (UP).

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A team of doctors at a makeshift quarantine facility at Vishramgarh in Moradabad. 13 railway employees have been quarantined at the facility in suspicion after a loco-pilot and his family members were tested COVID-19 positive.

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Hospital staff pray before joining their shift, outside a hospital setup for coronavirus infected patients in Quetta, Pakistan. The virus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.

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Doctors fill in the details of people before giving free homeopathy medicine for prevention of COVID-19 at a government run homeopathic hospital in New Delhi.

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In this photo, a doctor puts on a protective suit as he prepares to check on the patients at Jinyintan Hospital designated for new coronavirus infected patients, in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.

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A doctor attends to a patient in an isolation ward at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation.

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Veterinary doctors hold a candlelight vigil against the gangrape and murder of a woman veterinarian, at Masab Tank in Hyderabad.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candlelight march to protest against Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candle-light march to protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) take part in a candle-light march to protest against the Hyderabad rape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Tibetans attend the cremation of a prominent doctor of Tibetan medicine, Yeshi Dhondhen, who died at the age of 92 in Dharmsala, India. Dr Yeshi Dhondhen was the recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, from the Indian government for his services in the field of medicine. People from all over India and foreign countries visited his small clinic in Dharmsala for years to seek cures.Bhatia)

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Exile Tibetans and Indians attend the cremation of a prominent doctor of Tibetan medicine, Yeshi Dhondhen, who died at the age of 92 in Dharmsala, India. Dr Yeshi Dhondhen was the recipient of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, from the Indian government for his services in the field of medicine. People from all over India and foreign countries visited his small clinic in Dharmsala for years to seek cures.

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Government doctors stage a strike to press for a charter of demands including time bound promotions, at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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Paediatrician Kafeel Khan addresses a press conference in New Delhi. Two years after over 60 children died in less than a week at the BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh government inquiry has given a clean chit to paediatrician Khan who was arrested after the tragedy.

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Paediatrician Kafeel Khan addresses a press conference in New Delhi. Two years after over 60 children died in less than a week at the BRD Medical College, Uttar Pradesh government inquiry has given a clean chit to paediatrician Khan who was arrested after the tragedy.

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Unemployed veterinary doctors stage protest against the Madhya Pradesh government at Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University in Jabalpur.

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BJP’s Swami Chinmayanand being attended by a doctor at his residence in Shahjahanpur. A 23-year-old law student has accused the Chinmayanand of raping her for more than a year.

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Doctors and medical students during a protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, outside AIIMS in New Delhi. The bill seeks to regulate medical education and practices in India. The bill proposes to replace Medical Council of India with National Medical Commission and introduce a common final-year MBBS examination.

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Junior doctors associated with Indian Medical Association's student wing stage a protest against proposed NMC Bill and NEXT exam, at Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal.

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Doctors participate in a protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill at Government Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

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Patients stranded outside the OPD at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) go on strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Patients stranded outside the OPD at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) go on strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Doctors of AIIMS display placards during a strike to protest the introduction of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Students of a nursing college hold placards during 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' awareness campaign rally on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, in Jabalpur.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pose for a photograph with a delegation of Delhi Medical Association on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, in New Delhi.

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Doctors perform yoga during an event organised on the 5th International Day of Yoga, in Srinagar.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee conducts a meeting with junior doctors and officials, in Howrah

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Patients and their relatives stranded at RML hospital as Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi

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Patients and their relatives stranded at RML hospital as Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi

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Doctors take out a protest rally in Kolkatta. The doctors were protesting after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured by family members of a patient. During the rally they demanded adequate security and protection for them in the hospitals.

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Members of Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of AIIMS wearing bandages on their heads protest to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who stopped work on Tuesday protesting against the assault on their colleagues, in New Delhi.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at state government-run SSKM Hospital during strike of junior doctors, in protest against the attack on an intern doctor, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors hold placards during a demonstration after an intern doctor was attacked and seriously injured over the death of a 75-year-old patient, at Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, in Kolkata. Emergency wards, outdoor facilities, pathological units of many government medical colleges and hospitals, and a number of private medical facilities in the state have remained closed over the past two days in the wake of the protest.

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A view of the deserted Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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A patient waits at Calcutta Medical College & Hospital during junior doctors' statewide strike after a doctor was assaulted over alleged negligence, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors locked up the hospital gates, stopped work at the outpatient department (OPD) at NRS Medical College and Hospital to protest against the attack on their colleagues by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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Patients wait outside the NRS Medical College and Hospital as the Doctors went on strike after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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Junior doctors protest at NRS Medical College and Hospital after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on Monday, in Kolkata.

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The three doctors accused in Payal Tadvi suicide case arrive at session court, in Mumbai. The doctors have been arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of Tadvi by tormenting her with casteist slurs at a state-run hospital.

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The three doctors accused in Payal Tadvi suicide case arrive at session court, in Mumbai. The doctors have been arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of Tadvi by tormenting her with casteist slurs at a state-run hospital.

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The white coats of doctors lie on the street around the Spanish message "No to the veto," directed at President Mario Abdo Benítez, asking him to not veto a proposed law that would allow doctors, from both the public and private sectors, to partially retire after 25 years of work, in Asuncion, Paraguay. Doctors argue their medical studies keep them from starting work and entering the government pension system until years after professionals in other industries. Currently, workers are eligible for a government pension after age 65.

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KEM Hospital resident doctors sell fruits on the campus of the hospital during a protest to press for the release of their pending salaries, in Mumbai.

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Dr Sajan K Hegde, Consultant Spine Surgeon, Head of Orthopaedics Department Apollo Hospitals, with a 14-year-old girl and her father at a press conference to announce the successful completion of India’s first Fusionless Scoliosis Surgery in Chennai.

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A doctor attends to a man who has left his house in flood affected area to take shelter at a relief camp set up at a Christian missionary run school in Alappuzha in the southern state of Kerala. Kerala has been battered by torrential downpours since Aug. 8, with floods and landslides killing at least 250 people. About 800,000 people now living in some 4,000 relief camps.

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Doctors and nurses perform yoga to mark the 4th International Day of Yoga, at Cama Hospital in Mumbai.

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Doctors and patients wear safety masks as a precautionary measure after the 'Nipah' virus outbreak, at a Medical college, in Kozhikode.

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Doctors and patients wear safety masks as a precautionary measure after the 'Nipah' virus outbreak, at a Medical college, in Kozhikode.

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Resident doctors of state-run J J Hospital stage a protest during the strike, over the alleged assault of two of their colleagues following the death of a patient at the hospital, in Mumbai.

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Doctors wear safety masks as a precaution after the outbreak of 'Nipah' virus, at a hospital in Kozhikode.

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Students of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) stage a demonstration demanding appointment of permanent Director in Bhopal. They were also protesting over alleged mismanagement and lack of medical facilities in the institute.

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Resident doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) raise slogans during an indefinite strike after a colleague was assaulted by a senior doctor, in New Delhi.

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A team of doctors from Mumbai leave Jodhpur airport to attend actor Amitabh Bachchan, who fell sick on the sets of 'Thugs of Hindostan', in Jodhpur.

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A woman police official sits for dental check-up at a dental check-up programme organised for women on the eve of Women's Day, in Mumbai.

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Resident doctors sit in protest as they demand an increase in the number of postgraduate seats in Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College, associated with Safdarjung Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Resident doctors of AIIMS protesting against the proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, in New Delhi.

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Resident doctors of AIIMS protesting against the proposed National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, in New Delhi.

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A medical worker fires fireworks during a protest march supporting a strike by doctors in La Paz, Bolivia.

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A medical student fires fireworks towards the police during a protest march supporting a strike by doctors in La Paz, Bolivia.

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Patient wait outside the OPD block of a hospital during doctors' indefinite strike against KPME(A) ACT 2017 (Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (Amendment) bill) in Bengaluru. The KPME(A) bill proposes to regulate all clinics.

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Dr. J.C. Suri

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A View of a general ward at the Government Hospital during the doctors' strike in Beawar, Rajasthan.

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A doctor provides emergency care to a patient; then, days later, sends her a friend request on Facebook. Her sister, Oscar-winning Pakistani film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, cries ‘harassment’, the wolves of social media howl in unison and the doctor loses his job. Even if he overstepped his limit, he is no witch!

Doctors and healthcare professionals shout slogans during a protest march against the proposed amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act, 2007 in Bengaluru.

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Private doctors holding a protest march during IMA's strike over various issues in Meerut.

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Doctors from the Indian Medical Association’s Delhi chapter with members from other states stage a protest against the rising number of attacks on the medical fraternity at Rajghat, in New Delhi.

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A patient being refused treatment at Patna Medical College and hospital during junior doctors strike against police lathicharge, in Patna.

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Dr ­Vipin Vashishtha

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This frame grab from video shows, a Syrian doctor treating a boy following a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.

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A Syrian doctor treating a child following a suspected chemical attack, at a makeshift hospital, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.

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This frame grab from video shows, a victim of a suspected chemical attack as he receives treatment at a makeshift hospital, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.

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A Syrian doctor treating a boy following a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.

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This photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, shows Syrian doctors treating a child following a suspected chemical attack, at a makeshift hospital, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria.

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Patients wait outside the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital as Doctors were on strike to display solidarity with the protest of the resident doctors in Maharashtra, in New Delhi.

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Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram hospital gives flower to patients for the inconvenience as the OPD is not functioning in support of Doctors protest.

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Resident doctors along with senior doctors take out a protest rally at the KEM hospital demanding security after a intern was assaulted by patient's relatives, in Mumbai.

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A doctor hold a placard during a protest rally at the KEM hospital demanding security after a intern was assaulted by patient's relatives, in Mumbai.

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Resident doctors show placards during a protest rally at the KEM hospital demanding security after a intern was assaulted by patient's relatives, in Mumbai.

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KEM hospital doctors during their strike against the attack on a resident doctor in Sion Hospital, in Mumbai.

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Doctors of Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Science siting on a dharna at the collage, in New Delhi.

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AIIMS Resident Doctors Associaton (RDA) members during their protest at AIIMS in New Delhi. The doctors went a partial strike against the suspension of five resident doctors over a nurse’s death due to alleged negligence.

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Unemployed veterinary doctors holding a protest near civil secretariat, in Jammu.

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Uttar Pradesh doctors protesting against the killing of Dr A K Bansal who was shot dead by two men, in Allahabad.

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Doctors and nurses from public health charity, Medact, hold a 'die-in', outside the Houses of Parliament, London, in response to the ongoing impact of the Syrian conflict on civilians and health workers.

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Doctors and veterinary department workers at Gazipur Murga Mandi in Delhi in the wake of Bird Flu scare.

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