• Short Summary

    BELGIUM'S NINE THOUSAND DOCTORS TODAY (SUNDAY) SUSPENDED PLANES TO STRIKE FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT IN PROTEST AGAINST THE INTRODUCTION OF FREE MEDICAL TREATMENT IN HOSPITALS.

  • Description

    BELGIUM'S NINE THOUSAND DOCTORS TODAY (SUNDAY) SUSPENDED PLANES TO STRIKE FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT IN PROTEST AGAINST THE INTRODUCTION OF FREE MEDICAL TREATMENT IN HOSPITALS.

    THE SUSPENSION OF THE STRIKE CAME AFTER A MEETING BETWEEN LEADERS OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND THE PRIME MINISTER, M. PIERRE HARMEL.

    THE DOCTORS DEMANDS FOR FREE MEDICAL SERVICE TO CEASE HAS BROUGHT A SPLIT IN THE TWO-PARTY COALITION GOVERNMENT WHICH ON FRIDAY LED THE GOVERNMENT TO TENDER ITS RESIGNATION TO KING BAUDOUIN. THE KING REFUSED TO ACCEPT IT.

    NOW, THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF DOCTORS IN TO RESUME NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE GOVERNMENT ON THE ISSUE OF FREE MEDICAL SERVICES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA921RSIXT9CB5PGKQXY7U6ZYXI
    Media URN:
    VLVA921RSIXT9CB5PGKQXY7U6ZYXI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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