Wednesday, 23 October 2019

A doctor wearing a helmet examines a patient inside a ward during a nationwide doctors strike demanding security after the recent assaults on them by the patients' relatives, in Chennai, India, June 17, 2019. Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Medical students participate in a protest called by Indian Medical Association (IMA), during a nationwide doctors strike in Ahmedabad, India, June 17, 2019. Earlier on Monday, thousands of doctors had protested outside hospitals across India, holding placards and wearing black arm bands and bloodied mock bandages and demanding improved security and working conditions. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Medical students wearing mock bandages participate in a protest called by Indian Medical Association (IMA), during a nationwide doctors strike in Kochi, India, June 17, 2019. The protests began last week after three junior doctors were seriously injured in an attack by family members of a relative who had died at the NRS Medical College in Kolkata, the state's capital city. REUTERS/Sivaram V

Medical students participate in a protest called by Indian Medical Association (IMA), during a nationwide doctors strike in Ahmedabad, India, June 17, 2019. Earlier on Monday, thousands of doctors had protested outside hospitals across India, holding placards and wearing black arm bands and bloodied mock bandages and demanding improved security and working conditions. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Doctors participate in a protest called by Indian Medical Association (IMA), during a nationwide doctors strike demanding security after the recent assaults on them by the patients' relatives, in New Delhi, India, June 17, 2019. Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services. REUTERS/Cheena Kapoor

A doctor wearing a helmet examines a patient inside a ward during a nationwide doctors strike demanding security after the recent assaults on them by the patients' relatives, in Chennai, India, June 17, 2019. Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar