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Representatives of South Korean resident doctors met with Yoon Seok-yu and lamented that the future is bleak

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Representatives of South Korean resident doctors met with Yoon Seok-yu and lamented that the future is bleak

South KoreaPresident Yoon Seok-yu met directly with Park Dan (transliteration), Chairman of the Emergency Response Committee of the Korean Resident Doctors Association, for the first time today. However, both sides failed to reach a consensus on the issue of increasing the medical school. Enrollment. After the meeting, Park Dan bluntly stated that “there is no future for Korean medicine.”

The South Korean government and the medical community have been at a standoff for more than a month over the issue of increasing the number of medical students. After the meeting with Park Dan, Yin Ziyu said that he would respect the position of resident doctors when discussing medicine. Issues for improvement like increasing the number of medical students in future. However, Park Dan clearly expressed his views on the future. The disappointing speech shows that both sides have not reached a consensus.

South Korean resident doctors are resigning in large numbers as they are dissatisfied with the South Korean government’s measures to recruit more than 2,000 medical students every year.strikeMore than a month ago, Yin Ziyu expressed his willingness to meet directly with resident physician representatives for two consecutive days, facilitating today’s meeting with Park Dan. According to Yonhap news agency, the two met for about 140 minutes.

Resident physician representative Park Dan, who has been silent for a while, said that because this meeting was directly convened by the President, the association believed that he could directly express the position of resident physicians before the congressional elections on the 10th Can try to do. , so it accepted the invitation to meet.

The President’s Office said in written communication after today’s meeting that it would respect the position of resident doctors, and noted that Yin Ziyu listened to the current problems facing the medical system during the meeting and spoke to Park Dan on issues such as the situation. Exchanged ideas together. Improvement in appointment and working conditions of resident doctors.

However, compared to the government’s emphasis on communication, Park Dan only spoke in person after the meeting.FacebookHe sent a short sentence: “Korea’s medical care has no future.” There was clearly a negative attitude towards the outcome of this meeting. The same brief responses were provided to media inquiries about the status of negotiations.

The South Korean government and medical community find it difficult to resolve the impasse. The Resident Physicians Association sent an announcement to members ahead of the meeting today, predicting that the government may issue a friendly stance to guide public opinion after the meeting. The demand for a measure to recruit 2,000 people remains intact, “We just need to remain calm as before,” indicating that the resident doctors do not intend to end the strike easily.

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