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Karnataka assembly passes bill to regulate private hospitals

Karnataka assembly clears bill to regulate private hospitals

The Karnataka assembly on Wednesday here passed a bill to regulate the functioning of private hospitals across the state. “The Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act (Amendment) Bill 2017 has been passed in the Assembly by voice vote after discussion on its various provisions by lawmakers of the ruling and opposition[Read More…]

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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