For his part, Spokesperson of the Jordan Medical Association
(JMA), Basem Kiswani, told The Star, "JMA believes that such an issue should not be any doctor's responsibility; we hope that doctors do not become bearers of others' mistakes.
Amman, March 31 (Petra) -- The Lower House on Tuesday started debating the amended draft of the 2015 Jordan Medical Association
Bassem Kiswani, spokesperson of the Jordan Medical Association
(JMA), agreed, "We have asked Prime Minister Nader Dahabi to direct the Minister of Health to cancel this medical invitation which coincides with the Zionist campaign of terror in Gaza and the death of many Palestinian at the Israeli checkpoints.
He added that the congress, which will be preceded by two workshops on nasal surgery and include lectures by 18 specialists from abroad, will be held with the support of the Jordan Medical Association
, Royal Medical Services, Health Ministry, University of Jordan, private hospitals and the private sector.
Such program should be cooperation between Ministry of Health, private hospitals, Jordan Medical Association
and universities," he said.
Amman, Apr 6 (Petra) -- The Jordan Medical Association
JMA said on Saturday that two on-duty doctors were assaulted at public hospitals in Amman and Irbid becoming the latest victims in a phenomenon that drew swift condemnation by health authorities.
Doctors to observe work stoppage *On Tuesday the Jordan Medical Association
(JMA) council called on doctors working in the public and private sectors to observe a 15-minute work stoppage next Monday in protest against continued attacks against their colleagues, especially those on duty in emergency rooms.
Odwan spoke a day after Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit pledged in a meeting with the Jordan Medical Association
Board to study a payroll system demanded by the syndicate, a promise which prompted striking public sector doctors to call off their work stoppage.
Dr Usama Akeh, chairman of the Atherosclerosis and Hypertension Society, part of the Jordan Medical Association
, said UNRWA is morally and legally obliged to dispense all necessary medication to diabetic patients and to those suffering other chronic conditions.
Amman, March 14 (Petra) -- The Jordan Medical Association
, JMA on Monday decided to suspend a nationwide work stoppage for public sector doctors until further notice after meeting with Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit.
Jordan Medical Association
(JIM) warned of a severe shortage of doctors in the near future due to the low salaries, lack of incentives and regulations, long working hours and assaults against doctors as explained by JMA President Hashem Abu Hassan.