in particular Council members of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) who were arrested on
30th January 2018. Physicians, like other citizens, have the fundamental right to freedom of
speech and to alert Governments and other decision makers of the long-term health consequences
of war. Indeed as physicians our duty is to protect public health, and war is a major public health
The European Junior Doctors‘ Permanent Working Group (EJD) calls on the French government to provide French Junior Doctors with more time for discussions on the reform of postgraduate training programmes. Many crucial points remain uncertain to this day.
Europe’s medical workforces have become increasingly integrated and interdependent with such free movement playing a crucial role in both doctors’ professional development and in meeting varying medical workforce requirements across Europe
The Junior Doctors Committee of the Croatian Medical Chamber performed an online survey, between August 15th- 31st 2016, among EJD members on characteristics of residency programmes in their countries.
EJD is aware of the situation that medical residents and young specialists in Croatia are bound to their employers by strict contracts.