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Doctors stage protest against Govt decision to form NMC

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Mangaluru, July 28 2018: Doctors are observing a strike today opposing Centre’s moves to replace  the Medical Commission of India with the National Medical Commission. The strike call has been given by the Indian Medical Association.


Doctors protes

Doctors protes

Despite the strike, the outpatient departments at Fr Muller Hospital, AJ Hospital, KMC and other hospitals are open and doctors are treating  patients  as usual. The Indian Medical Association had earlier stated that except  emergency services OPD services would not be available during the strike.

Meanwhile, doctors staged a symbolic protest against the  government decision  at the IMA Auditorium. Later, a delegation of doctors led by IMA Mangaluru branch President Dr K Ramachandra Kamath  submitted  a memorandum enlisting their demands to the officials at the Deputy Commissioner’s office.