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Rural doctors vow to oppose allowance cuts

Weekly protests will call for Pradit to step down

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  • Writer: Paritta Wangkiat
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Rural doctors will stage rallies every week to protest against a new Public Health Ministry policy to cut their hardship allowance and base payments on performance. 

The doctors will gather at the ministry or Government House once a week to demand the policy be revoked and Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong step down.

Vachira Bothpiboon, a former president of the Rural Doctors Society, said yesterday about 160 representatives of doctors and dentists nationwide would meet today to decide their next move.

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