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Panel to study law for doctors security

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 11, 2019, 1:58 am IST
Updated Jul 11, 2019, 1:58 am IST
The panel comprises members from the home ministry and the legal affairs department.
Indian Medical Association.
 Indian Medical Association.

NEW DELHI: The Union health ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the pros and cons of bringing a central legislation against 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 a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and clinical establishments,” said the health ministry.

The panel comprises members from the home ministry and the legal affairs department.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi


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