Mangaluru: Doctors and nurses from Mangalore took out a protest march from Netaji Yellappa Hospital to Rani Abbakka Circle at Ulllal in response to the assault and vandalism Incident at Yenepoya Medical College ICU the night of 17 Aug 2015.
The Protest was organised by Indian Medical Association(IMA) and Association of Medical Consultants, Mangalore (AMC). Indian Dental Association also supported the protest.
The Protest march received good support from senior doctors of all specialties with active support and participation of the Indian Dental Association. Nurses from various hospitals also joined the protest.
The Protest was addressed by Dr Satish Bhat from AMC and Dr Bharath Shetty IDA President. The Presence of Senior Doctors, Dr Mukund, Dr Prabhakar, Dr Polnaya, Dr Rajesh Shetty, Dr Manjunath Rai, Dr Deepak Rai, Dr Ganapathi Bhat, Dr Kishore Kumar, Dr Ravi Vaswani, Dr Tajuddin showed the solidarity among the medical fraternity.
The Protest concluded at Rani Abbakka circle where a strong united message was given by Dr Bharath Shetty about the violence against medical staff and warned of serious agitation if this attitude of inactivity continues by the legal and administrative authorities.
Dr Ullas Shetty, Dr Vikram Shetty, Dr Prakash Harischandra, Dr Abhijith Shetty, Dr Vishal, Dr Najeeb Behzaad were also present in the protest and coordinated the event. Nursing, Paramedical and Hospital administration staff from all the hospitals and institutions participated in the protest.