The following medical doctors have been charged under Section 505-A of the Penal Code for inciting State service personnel and health staff to participate in CDM activities, themselves participating in it, supporting CDM activities and CRPH unlawful association with the aim of deteriorating the State administrative machinery.
Among them, Dr Yan Naing Swe (Medical Superintendent) of Hlegu Township People’s Hospital, Dr Su Wah (Public Health Officer) of Katha Public Health Department, Dr Kyaw Zin Tun ((Assistant Surgeon) of Bogon Station Hospital, Dr Hla Min Soe (Specialist) of Myeik General Hospital and Dr Phyo Myint Kyi (Assistant Surgeon) of Tagu Station Hospital in Taninthayi Township participated in CDM activities without performing medical treatments at assigned hospitals but gave medical treatments at private hospitals/clinics according to the documentary photos.
As tasks are being carried out to arrest those medical doctors charged, action will be taken against the persons under the law for admitting those medical doctors, and work licences of the private hospitals/clinics which allowed them to give medical treatments will be closed. Deterrent action will be taken against owners of these hospitals/clinics under the law. Action will be taken against any health staff under the law for taking charges of providing healthcare services to the people and giving assistance to private hospitals/clinics with participation in CDM activities without discharging assigned duty. Severe action will be taken against owners of private hospitals/clinics which admit those medical doctors and health staff for supporting the CDM participants. —MNA