Ahead of the strike, health ministry issued advisory to medical institutions to ensure that all steps were taken to provide emergency services to the masses.
IMA President said the bill will create totally government nominated body called NMC which will replace democratically elected Medical Council Of India. The IMA wants amendments in the bill, which will be tabled in Lok Sabha on Parliament.
3 lakh doctors went on strike today across the nation. It also proposes to allow practitioners of alternative medicines, such as homoeopathy and ayurveda, practice allopathy after completing a "bridge course".
The new National Medical Council will create four autonomous boards - UGME (Undergraduate Medical Education Board), PGME (Postgraduate Medical Education Board), MAR (Medical Assessment and Rating) Board and EMR (Ethics and Medical Registration) Board. We have been discussing the National Medical Commission Bill with the government since a year. The IMA has called for a one-day strike against the bill today.
"The National Medical Commission in its present form is not acceptable to us".
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