By Iran Probe Staff
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
The largest strike by physicians in Iran's history started from last night, and is still going on.
The strike began in most ot the centers which already had announced their readiness to join the stike, despite threats from the Iranian government.
More than 1,500 "plan physicians" have also announced that simmilar to physicians' strike in other countries, they will legally avoide admitting non-emergency's patients and only visit emergency patients, on 25 February.
"Plan physicians " is a term used to refer to doctors who are subject to compulsory service plans in remote areas. These doctors, due to the delay of more than one year of their salaries, live in a very poor conditions, and have a hard life far away from their families.
Also on Monday morning, February 13, 2017, more than 2,000 radiologists, university professors and Students studying in radiology held a protest rally in front of the Ministry of Health.