Private Medical Institutions Association president Dr Abul Kashem told reporters at noon that they withdrew the strike considering sufferings of patients.
Earlier on Sunday, Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) launched separate drives following allegations of irregularities at two private hospitals— Max Hospital at Mehedibag and Metropolitan Hospital at GEC intersection– in the port city.
Following the drive, the owners and physicians at different private clinics and hospitals refrained from providing medical services to patients.
Rapid Action Battalion(Rab) started the drive as a government investigation committee formed recently over the death of Raifa Khan, 3, daughter of Rubel Khan, staff reporter of vernacular daily the Daily Samakal, due to wrong treatment at Max hospital on June 29, found various irregularities at the hospital.
On Saturday, two physicians of the hospital were sacked as a probe committee found their negligence in the treatment of Raifa that caused her death.