Strike against the intervention of government into medical field

New Delhi : A strike called by Indian Medical Association (IMA) on 6th June 2017 to demand a change in the government rules to free the medical professionals from the atrocities of the new government policies.

The Indian government is working to change the structure of the Indian Pharmacy and implemented several policies like GST. The government is going through a significant change to cope with the lack of affordable medical facilities, creating new business models to make medicines available at affordable prices, adapting to a new rule to prescribe generics to the patients.

The doctors in the India are also demanding National Medical Commission, Professional freedom in prescriptions, in the context of the latest policies implemented by the Indian government. The government implemented policies to drive a change in the favor of the consumers and want medicinal facilities at accurate prices with quality drugs.

These new policies will be bringing the best generic medicines at an affordable price in the market that better supports the needs of the patients, provide affordable medical treatment and accelerate the healthy life transition to the India.

Medical facilities hampered because of the strike and number of names hospitals closed their OPD services in the support of the strike. Not even doctors but also medical students made it protest day by wearing black badges during duty hours. The signature campaign is also run by IMA and to be sent signed signatures to the Modi’s government.

In the end, Indian citizens suffered because of the strike as a number of medical services closed on 6th June. IMA’s “Dilli Chalo” movement and the strike is all about the demands of the medical professionals like a no criminal charges should be imposed on Doctor’s unintentional act to harm a patient with single window accountability, central act against the violence, and single-window registration of doctors and medical establishments.


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