Indonesian Ministry of Health takes action on bullying complaints from medical trainees

In a shocking disclosure, Indonesia’s Ministry of Health reported 91 cases of alleged bullying involving medical trainees within a month. The Ministry has acted upon these complaints, with 44 confirmed cases of bullying within its hospitals.

Bullying forms range from undue financial demands to excessive work hours. The Minister of Health, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, has expressed concern over the degradation of human dignity in these incidents and promises strict sanctions for culprits.