Health Staff Protestors: ‘Our Families Want Food’
One of the doctors said that she and her colleagues had not been paid for six months.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_A bunch of doctors and health workers of a governmental hospital in province protested against the non-payment of their salaries.
One of the doctors, who did not want to be named, told Hasht-e Subh that she and her colleagues had not been paid for six months.
According to the doctor, they have no money to buy food, but the officials of the Ministry of have not paid any attention to them.
Protesting doctors say that while they have repeatedly approached public health officials to pay their salaries, they only make promises and do nothing in practice.
“We will quit if our salaries are not paid,” said doctors.
Meanwhile, in the two districts of Takhar also protested against the non-payment of their salaries on (Sunday, January 16).