Patna, Dec. 30 -- Health services continued to be affected in Bihar as the junior doctors' strike entered the eighth day on Wednesday.

Around 1,500 junior doctors of the state's prominent government medical colleges and hospitals went on a strike on December 23 over their demand to increase the monthly stipend.

Doctors of Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science (IGIMS) have also been protesting for raising their stipends.

Unavailability of doctors at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH), Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (Bhagalpur), Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College (Gaya) and in two other facilities have paralysed the health and medical services in Bihar. The outpatient departm...