Thursday, January 16, 2020
Books – Ahmed Jumaa:
The General Syndicate of Doctors extended sincere condolences to the families of the victims in the crash, which resulted in the death and injury of a number of female doctors, and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.
The union said, in a statement, today, Thursday: “Against the background of the tragic incident that female doctors in Minya governorate were subjected to yesterday, Wednesday, January 15, and resulted in the death of 4 people, including two doctors, and the injury of 17 others, including three critical cases, while they were going to Cairo to attend a training that took place. Informing them about it suddenly without any time, to arrange a safe means of travel, and in violation of all the rules of logic and principles of issuing administrative decisions.
The Council of the Medical Association decided the following:
– Submit a report to the Attorney General and the Administrative Prosecution to open a criminal and administrative investigation into the incident against anyone who caused arbitrary administrative orders or participated in the threat to doctors, which put their lives at risk.
– Refer the doctors responsible for issuing arbitrary administrative orders to the union’s investigation committee.
– The union demands that all training courses be held in the governorates. As for the necessity of relocating to any other governorate, the employer provides safe transportation means, provided that doctors are notified of any regular or training missions at least two weeks in advance.
– The necessity of taking measures to calculate deaths and injuries as “work injury”, while providing the highest level of medical care for the injured, even if it is necessary to travel abroad.
– Announcing the general mourning of the Medical Syndicate for a period of three days, and setting up a memorial memorial for the female martyrs in Minya in coordination with the Minya Doctors Syndicate and attended by members of the General Union of Physicians and Sub-Syndicate Council members.
To file a civil lawsuit against the Ministry of Health, requesting adequate compensation for the families of the martyrs and the injured.
Providing all means of legal and union support to the families of the martyrs and the injured.