Resignations and anger after the death of their colleague .. Egyptian doctors revolt against the Ministry of Health and the union warns


Anger prevails among medical staff in Egypt, due to the lack of medical supplies and tests to test the Corona virus, in addition to the accusations leveled at the Ministry of Health and the government in managing this crisis according to the double standard policy.

During the past hours, the death of a young doctor named Walid Yahya with the Corona virus after the Ministry of Health failed to provide a place for his treatment in the outbreak of this anger crisis among doctors, especially since some hospitals refuse to receive dozens of infected people and conduct tests for them until they show severe symptoms of the virus, which threatens Outbreak of the virus.

According to the Medical Syndicate, 19 doctors have died, 4 of them during the last 24 hours, and more than 350 doctors have been injured since the Coruna outbreak began in the country.

This comes at a time when the Ministry provided an ambulance for the artist Rajaa Al-Jeddawi and provided her with two “vip” rooms at the Isolation Hospital, and also conducted a survey of all artists and celebrities who had contacts with her during the visualization of her Ramadan series “The Game of Forgetting.”

One of the doctors criticized this medical policy and wrote on his Facebook page: “Yesterday, there were two injuries from Corona, Rajaa Al-Jeddawi, the actress, and Walid Yahya, a doctor. Although his condition was poor and the result is the death of the 32-year-old doctor … we are still on the series. ”

Yesterday, there were two Corona injuries
Please Jadaoui actress and Walid Yahya doctor
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While another doctor said, in protest against conducting a survey of artists who are involved in feasibility and not others: “It is not the new protocol that says that even doctors and nurses who are involved in a positive situation will not make a smear other than if they have severe symptoms ?? Even people who are overwhelmed will go away from shortness of breath, and they will tell them to go.” They isolate themselves for 14 days in their homes, which are meters in meters? ”

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This wave of anger was not only hypothetical, as a number of doctors submitted their resignations due to the lack of medical supplies and the failure to provide any kind of protection for them or their families.

My resignation from that unjust village of its people ..
And unto God and to Him we shall return ..

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Some citizens also demanded the dismissal of the Minister of Health, Dr. Hala Zayed, and the ministry’s spokesman, Dr. Khaled Mujahid, after their way of managing the Corona crisis, noting that because of Zayed’s failure to manage the crisis, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi was forced to use Dr. Awad Taj Al-Din to be his advisor.

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Accounting officials

For its part, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate held in a statement, the Ministry of Health, “the full responsibility for the increase in injuries and deaths among doctors as a result of the ministry’s failure and neglect in protecting them.”

The statement stressed that the union will take all legal and union measures to protect the lives of its members, and will prosecute all those involved in this failure, which amounts to the crime of murder by leaving.

The union regretted the repeated “cases of the ministry’s failure to fulfill its duty to protect doctors, from refraining from early analyzes to discover any injuries among medical teams, to intransigence in carrying out smears for those who had contacts with them for positive cases, to reach even the failure to quickly provide places of treatment for those injured, even The number of martyrs reached nineteen doctors, the last of which was the young doctor Walid Yahya who suffered from this until he was martyred, in addition to more than three hundred and fifty injured among the doctors only. ”

The collapse of the medical system

The union warned of the increasing frequency of anger among the doctors for failing to provide them with protection, which will negatively affect the provision of health care. It also warned that the health system may completely collapse and a health catastrophe may afflict the whole country if this failure and neglect by the Ministry of Health regarding medical personnel continues. .

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Posted byEgyptian Medical Syndicate – Official PageOn Sunday, May 24, 2020

Since the outbreak of the epidemic in the world, Egypt has rushed to provide medical aid to China, Italy and Sudan, while doctors in Egypt have warned of the lack of medical supplies and the collapse of the health system in the event of a worsening crisis.

It is noteworthy that Egypt recorded, on Sunday, the highest death toll from the new Corona virus in one day since the outbreak began, as the number of new deaths reached 29 compared to 28 deaths the previous day, and 752 new cases of the virus were recorded.

Khaled Mujahid, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population in Egypt, said that the total number that was registered in Egypt with the new Corona virus until Sunday is 17265 cases, including 4807 cases that have been cured and discharged from isolation and quarantine hospitals, and 764 deaths.


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