Deploy Ayurveda doctors in Covid wards if they are competent resident docs say
| Wednesday | 25th November, 2020
New delhi: Resident Doctors at the Delhi government-run Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospitals have asked the Centre to deploy Ayurveda practitioners in Covid-19 wards if they were competent enough to perform general surgery such as ophthalmology and dental procedures.
"Recently the central government has deployed 750 allopathic doctors from all over the nation to Delhi to tackle the surge in COVID cases.
Delhi government during the same time also issued an order to involve 4th and 5th years medical students who do not even have provisional medical certification to work in COVID care.
The statement added that the allopathic medical fraternity has been working "tirelessly" for more than 8 months now to "serve the nation during the COVID pandemic".
"Many of our colleagues have given supreme sacrifice while in duty for the same and around half of our workforce have acquired the COVID infection in due process.
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