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150 rural doctors quit 'for good'

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Almost 150 doctors have resigned from rural hospitals in response to the removal of hardship allowances in a government reform effort, the former head of the Rural Doctors Society said on Tuesday. 

Arak Wongworachart said 146 doctors resigned in February and March combined.

Most of those who left were recipients of government grants and had yet to complete their years of commitment to rural hospitals, Dr Arak said.

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