Doctors security Health ministry forms committee

first_imgNew Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the “pros and cons” of bringing central legislation against the assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments.Last month, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) had held a nationwide protest following an assault on doctors at the NRS Medical College in Kolkata and demanded the enactment of a central law to check violence on medical professionals in hospitals. The committee was constituted on July 5 to examine the “pros and cons of bringing out central legislation against the assault on doctors on duty and clinical establishments”, the Health Ministry said.last_img

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