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Rural doctors urge Pradit to go

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The president of the Rural Doctors Society has called for Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong to step down over cuts to hardship allowances.Society doctors yesterday travelled to the Budget Bureau, which oversees state budget affairs, to petition against the payment changes. 

Rural Doctors Society president Kriangsak Watcharanukulkiat, right, speaks to Nilubol Kreaunopparat, deputy director of the Budget Bureau, before submitting a petition yesterday against the Public Health Ministry’s policy to cut hardship allowances and base payments on performance. PANUMAS SANGUANWONG

The petition was signed by 3,000 rural doctors who oppose the cuts.

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