Pakistani doctors detained for demanding safety gear

Health workers in the country have complained that even ordinary face masks have not been provided to them despite repeated appeals.

April 07, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

On March 6, doctors in the town of Quetta in Pakistan took out a protest demanding personal protection equipment that is vital while working with COVID-19 patients. Instead of addressing their concerns, the government detained them. This is a reflection of the larger situation in the country where doctors are struggling without adequate resources.

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