BANGLADESH

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

A Bangladesh High Court order brought a doctors' strike to a grinding halt, In response to a writ petition filed by Mohiuddin Farooque, secretary general of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, a mandatory injunction was issued on October 4, directing the 2-week strike to be discontinued immediately. The doctors were demanding the withdrawal of suspension orders, higher budget allocations for health education and services, and better jobs.

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