Some 70 doctors and nurses of Gachsaran’s Rajaii Hospital staged a protest on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, against non-payment of one year of their bonuses.
The protesters, representing 700 personnel of the hospital, gathered in front of the administration building. Simultaneously, the hospital’s operation rooms and clinic were shut down.
Gachsaran is located in the southwestern province of Kohgilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad.
The Governor of Gachsaran, Abdol-Rahim Rahimi said the situation is not limited to Gachsaran and hospitals across the country face the same problem with payment of their personnel’s bonuses. (The state-run Fars news agency – December 21, 2016)