Monday, June 5, 2023

CMD condemns Southern Zone doctors for working in inhuman conditions

The Dominican Medical College, its National Board of Directors and the Southern Regional Board condemned that the health authorities in the Southern Region expose doctors to work in inhumane and unacceptable conditions.

He expressed that he faces the circumstances as they are; Hospitals, primary care units and diagnostic centers are under frequent attacks due to lack of security, similarly, despite the current heat wave, sensitive areas such as operating rooms do not have adequate air conditioning.

“Our doctors are facing humiliation and abuse due to the deficiencies and lack of planning that the National Health Service (SNS) is dealing with, including delays in the provision of medicines for various programs , in which they cite: High blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic diseases contributing to the presence of more complications and disabilities in the general population: It’s an odyssey to get some supplies to our field emergencies like nebulizing patients A simple mask for and the lack of medicines to care for cardiovascular basics and diagnostic tools, among others, ”said Dr. José Antonio Santana, representative of the delegation.

“Attached to this inhuman and criminal condition, are deprived of the rights they are entitled to as per our laws. Today, many doctors in our region are facing all odds and delaying tactics to give incentives for seniority, services rendered and other falls,” he said.

He explained that the Ministry of Public Administration, in full collusion with the SNS, invents a performance appraisal to take away, steal and deny the incentives that doctors have already earned from their work, without paying them Without having to work, a kind of slavery in violation of the Dominican constitution.

Similarly, “we unequivocally condemn that some Regional Directors, in-charge of Human Resources, Area Managers and others, who are indulging in uncivilized and brutal forms of dictatorship, openly threaten some colleagues, calling them criminals are constantly persecuting and troubling them; They do it for political reasons, lack of planning, nepotism issues, in clear violation of agreements signed between SNS director Mario Lama and CMD of JDN.

“We ask, through the media, the President of the Republic, Luis Abinder Corona, to abide by the oath he took when he came to power, to obey the laws and the Constitution and to immediately institute seniority, distance and incentives for services Order the application of provided to all the doctors of our poor and forgotten southern region”, the delegation said.

He said that the Southern Regional Division of CMD declares itself in permanent struggle as of today and does not rule out any way of struggle to enforce respect for the medical class in our region, for better working conditions Demands, and gives until the end of the month for each of our associates to receive the incentives stipulated by law.

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