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Private doctors’ strike hits out-patient care in Karnataka

Out-patient services in private hospitals across Karnataka was affected on Monday as some 50,000 private doctors went on a strike to protest against an amendment bill intended to regulate their functioning. The strike will continue till their demands are met, said a senior Indian Medical Association (IMA) official. “Out-patients were[Read More…]

40,000 private hospitals, clinics closed in Karnataka

Around 40,000 private hospitals and clinics remained closed on Friday as private doctors went on strike protesting against Karnataka’s proposed amendments to a medical bill to fix costs for private hospitals and penalise doctors. “Nearly 50,000 private doctors from across Karnataka will abstain from their duties on Friday against the[Read More…]

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