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Thiruvananthapuram Medical College authorities will decide on wearing of hijab in operation theatres

The Thiruvananthapuram Medical College authorities in Kerala convened a meeting to discuss whether to allow medical professionals to wear attire covering their heads, such as the Hijab, in the operation theatre. The decision holds significance for those who adhere to religious practices that involve head coverings.

The meeting aimed to address the issue of accommodating religious beliefs while ensuring adherence to hygiene and safety protocols in the medical setting. The outcome of the meeting will determine the policy regarding head coverings in operation theatres and its impact on healthcare professionals.

Balancing cultural and religious practices with medical requirements is a delicate matter that necessitates careful consideration and consultation among the concerned authorities. The decision is expected to provide clarity and guidance on this matter for medical professionals at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.