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Director and 350 Insabi workers are being held by doctors from Oaxaca


On the night of this Tuesday, November 23, it was notified that the director of the Institute of Health for Well-being (Insabi), Juan Antonio Ferrer Aguilar, along with 350 other employees of the agency they are kept as “hostages” in the central facilities of the institute located in Mexico City.

This, according to reports, is due to the fact that about a hundred doctors from Oaxaca, who denounce having been unjustifiably fired, sought start a dialogue table with the head of Insabi, as well as the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) and the Institute of Social Security and Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) from the early hours of the day.

However, failing to achieve his goal, decided to prevent people from entering or leaving the building located in the Guadalupe Inn neighborhood, placing tents.

Doctors from Oaxaca have taken over the headquarters in CDMX (Photo: Twitter / @ CMXNoticias)

The director of Social Communication of the agency, Bertha Alicia Galindo, spoke exclusively to Infobae Mexico and reported that the Protestants They arrived at the facilities from 1:50 p.m. (Central Mexico time).

“At around one in the afternoon, medical personnel from the state of Oaxaca arrived; they demanded that all the authorities of the Ministry of Health, IMSS, IMSS Bienestar, ISSSTE be present “

Among the demands made by health personnel is the immediate reintegration of around 1,000 doctors who were allegedly unjustifiably fired.

“They had been promised a meeting in the state of Oaxaca with all the health personnel, a meeting that was not even scheduled or anything. They said that here (in the CDMX) they were going to solve their matter, when it is a matter of Oaxaca”Said Galindo.

Director and 350 Insabi workers are being held by doctors from Oaxaca
The sit-in held by the doctors was evicted by the government of PRI Alejandro Murat (Photo: Twitter / @ TITORMGARCIA)

He also announced that from 8:30 p.m., Only those employees who have proven to have serious medical conditions have been allowed to leave and that they cannot stay longer without eating food or taking their medicine.

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